The story of a family torn apart by Trump's immigration policies

US president has not only forcibly separated children from parents seeking asylum, but also tore apart families who have been living in country for years.

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    In recent days much attention has been turned to US President Donald Trump's policy of forcibly separating children from parents seeking asylum at the US-Mexican border.

    There is another aspect to the story of family separation as a result of Trump's policies - families that have lived in the US for years that are now being torn apart.

    Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds, reporting from Los Angeles, spoke to one family coming to terms with separation from the father.


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