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Go deeper: HHS struggles to meet family reunification deadlines

A migrant child colors at the border
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The Trump administration is struggling to meet several court-ordered deadlines to reunite more than 2,000 migrant children with their parents.

What's happening: The administration was two days late in providing a complete list of the 102 children under the age of five being held by the Department of Health and Human Services. And today, a Justice Department lawyer told a federal judge that just 54 of those children are scheduled to be returned to their parents on Tuesday, per NBC News' Julia Ainsley, despite that being the original reunification deadline for all 102 children.