Time trumps Trump again: Pulitzer Prize-winning John

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The latest cover of Time and the accompanying story blast the "zero tolerance" policy of the Trump administration that led to more than 2,000 family separations.

The new Trump administration policy, which went into effect in May, sought to maximise criminal prosecutions of people caught trying to enter the USA illegally.

The iconic image was taken by Getty photographer John Moore, who captured the emotion of a two-year-old Honduran asylum seeker when she was separated from her family at the USA border with Mexico. As soon as it was over, they were put into a van.

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Moore said he captured the photograph while on an official ride-along with U.S. Border Patrol and that he was "overcome with sadness" when he took it.

Magazine editors wrote that Getty Images photographer John Moore's image of the child was "powerful".

"Driving home the point: the image of Trump they chose for the face-off is one that seems to display the callous indifference that he and his supporters have shown thus far in the debate", according to Mashable.

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Moore told the magazine he had to "stop and take deep breaths" after capturing the image of a two-year-old Honduran girl crying for her mother, who was being detained in McAllen, Texas.

But a vote on a "compromise" bill between the party's hard-right and moderate wings, which ends family separations but also includes Trump priorities like curtailing legal immigration and providing some protections to young immigrants, was pushed back to at least Friday - a clear sign it lacked the votes to pass. However, the larger groups that crossed at night were often left with no option other than surrendering themselves to the first United States agents they found.

Moore told the Post that in the dark he had not been able to count the number of women and children. I asked her, why? As a result, children traveling with migrant adults are often taken to shelters separately until they can be reunited with their parents, a family member, or a sponsor.

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'I am waiting to see what happens with them'. The magazine refuted his story, saying that's not how it chooses people.

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