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West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin on Monday became the 49th Democrat to sign onto a bill intended to halt family separations for immigrants accused of trying to cross the border illegally.

Every Senate Democrat is now a co-sponsor of the legislation which would prohibit children from being separated from their parents within 100 miles of the U.S. border except for instances of abuse, neglect or other specific circumstances.

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“As a father, grandfather, and Christian, I am wholeheartedly opposed to any policy that allows innocent children to be separated from their parents as they enter our country,” Manchin said in a statement.

The Keep Families Together Act was introduced by California Senator Dianne Feinstein this month after the Trump administration started instituting a “zero tolerance” immigration policy, under which anyone who crosses the border illegally will be prosecuted.