Trump says he is directing agencies to reunite separated immigrant families
President Donald Trump speaks during a change of command ceremony at Coast Guard Headquarters. (Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Patrick Kelley)

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he is directing government agencies to reunite immigrant families separated after crossing into the United States from Mexico.

He made the comment during a meeting with his Cabinet at the White House.

Reporting by James Oliphant; Writing by Mohammad Zargham; Editing by Bill Trott