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EXCLUSIVE: Emails show Trump admin had "no way to link" separated migrant kids to parents.

Top ICE official: "What you are requesting is not something that we are going to be able to complete in a rapid fashion."

More with @chrislhayes at 8ET. #inners
@chrislhayes The *exact same day* the Trump administration was assuring the American public there was a "central database" that would be used to reunite thousands of migrant families, emails between officials show they only had data on 60. #inners

Read the emails: nbcnews.com/politics/immig…
@chrislhayes In recent interviews, Trump's acting DHS Secretary, @DHSMcAleenan, has said families "were always intended to be reunited."

But these e-mails between Trump's current acting ICE director and HHS sure look *nothing* like that. #inners

More: nbcnews.com/politics/immig…
@chrislhayes @DHSMcAleenan .@ACLU's @leegelernt on our report: "It's now clear beyond doubt that the government never had a proper tracking system but unfortunately they pretended in the beginning that they did. It is likely there's still much more for the public to learn about how bad things really were."
Look at these emails between ICE and HHS.

Bottom one is from Matt Albence, today ICE’s acting head.

Trump administration literally couldn’t fill out spreadsheet connecting thousands of separated parents to kids.

“No way to link them,” said HHS.

More: nbcnews.com/politics/immig…
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