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A migrant girl looks at asylum seekers entering the United States at the San Ysidro crossing port in Tijuana, Baja California State, Mexico, on May 1. Photo: Guillermo Arias/AFP via Getty Images

Attorneys working to reunite migrant families separated under the Trump administration are still seeking to reach the parents of 391 migrant children, according to a federal court filing Wednesday.

The big picture: President Biden has pledged to reunite separated families, but progress has been slow.

  • Officials have found the parents of 54 children since April, per the filing from from the Justice Department and the American Civil Liberties Union.

What they're saying: ACLU attorney Lee Gelernt said in an emailed statement that officials were "making steady progress finding families," but added "there is obviously still a long way to go."

  • "We are hopeful we will find every last family and that the pace will pick up as more on-the-ground searches are now possible given the availability of the vaccine," Lee Gelernt said.
  • "Additionally, we believe parents will come forward in greater numbers as they learn that the current president has offered to help them reunite with their children."

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May 18, 2021 - World

Children born abroad via surrogacy and IVF to be granted U.S. citizenship

Photo: Daniel Slim/AFP via Getty Images

The State Department will now grant U.S. citizenship to children born abroad through in vitro fertilization, surrogacy and other assisted reproductive technologies, the agency said Tuesday.

Why it matters: The Trump administration had denied citizenship to children born abroad to same-sex parents in several cases.

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In photos: Brazilians rally against Bolsonaro as COVID deaths top 500,000

A June 19 protest in São Paulo, Brazil, against the administration of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who has railed against precautionary health measures despite the soaring COVID-19 death rate and cases. Photo: Rodrigo Paiva/Getty Images

Demonstrators took to the streets in at least 22 of Brazil’s 26 states to protest President Jair Bolsonaro's handling of the pandemic — as deaths from COVID-19 in the country surged past 500,000 Saturday, per AP.

The big picture: Brazil has the world's second-highest coronavirus death toll and third-highest number of cases. Only 12% of the country's population has been vaccinated against the virus, AP notes.

Major companies ask Colorado residents not to apply for remote positions

Denver in 2011. Photo: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images

Major companies have said in recent job postings that Colorado residents are ineligible to apply for certain remote positions because a new state law requires businesses to disclose the expected salary or pay range for positions, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Why it matters: The law, which went into effect in January, is meant to help close the gender wage gap and to promote wage transparency for employees, but companies have said Coloradans need not apply to avoid disclosing the information.