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Immigrants are housed in tents next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas, on June 18, 2018. Photo by Mike Blake/Reuters
Government watchdog: DOJ failed ‘zero tolerance’ management

Justice Department leaders under President Donald Trump knew their 2018 "zero tolerance" border policy would result in family separations but pressed on with prosecutions even as other agencies became overwhelmed with migrants, a government watchdog report released Thursday has found.