A Honduran woman waits along the border bridge with her family after being denied entry into the U.S. Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

A judge denied the Trump administration's request to extend the deadline to reunite families that had been separated at the border, the Associated Press reports, demanding that the government "must comply with the time frame unless there is an articulable reason."

The details: U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw said that by Saturday afternoon, the administration must share a list of the 101 children under five years old that still needed to be reunited with the American Civil Liberties Union. The deadline in place for reuniting children under five is July 10, per the AP, and a Justice Department attorney Sarah Fabian told the AP that the government "has matched 86 parents to 83 children and 16 are not yet matched."

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