CHICAGO (CBS) — A Brazilian woman separated from her son at the U.S.-Mexico border will be reunited with her child.
A federal judge in Chicago has ordered the immediate release from detention of the nine-year-old Brazilian boy.READ MORE: SWAT Team On Scene On Division Street On Near North Side
Judge Manish Shah said Thursday that Lidia Karine Souza can have custody of her son, Diogo, who has spent four weeks at a government-contracted shelter in Chicago.
The mother, who has applied for asylum, was released from an immigrant detention facility in Texas June 9.READ MORE: Northwestern University Receives Gift Of $480 Million, Largest In University History, From Patrick And Shirley Ryan
A federal judge on Tuesday ordered the government to reunite more than 2,000 immigrant children with their families within 30 days, or 14 days in the case of those younger than five.
Since her release, Souza has moved in with relatives outside Boston. She was allowed to visit Diogo on Tuesday, their first meeting since May.Two Simeon High School Students, Both 15, Killed In Shootings Four Hours Apart
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