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U.S.-Mexico Border

1-year-old separated from dad will return to Honduras soon

A Honduran 1-year-old who was separated from his dad at the U.S.-Mexico border and who took his first steps at a shelter for immigrant children will soon be reunited with his parents, according to the country's consulate office in Dallas.

The Honduran consulate confirmed it is working closely with U.S. authorities to get the child back to his parents in Honduras within the next few days. The consular officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak on the matter.

The boy, Johan, faced an immigration judge without his parents last week in a case that garnered international attention.

The calm, quiet boy was dressed neatly in a...