21 August 20194.26 The Trump administration would be ready to introduce new regulations that would allow the detention of migrant families with children to be extended beyond the 20 days currently provided for by the law. According to the 'Flores Agreement', the government is not allowed to keep children in detention who crossed the border with Mexico over 20 days. Last year, the administration had tried to lengthen their detention but the measure had been blocked by the judges