“It’s so disheartening. This was supposed to be a policy that ended.”
"All children deserve to be safe and protected, to live with their parents and their families, and to have their voices heard."
“We have more children in detention now than ever before.”
Confidential records reveal details about struggles to find parents and traumatic experiences during the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance crackdown.
The new regulation would likely "lead to the detention of thousands of families apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border, by eliminating extra legal protections for children who arrive with their parents."
Authorities appear to have reseparated the parents and sons as retaliation for organizing a nonviolent protest.
I believe that for the families that remain separated, the likelihood of reunification may grow remote.
This comes as advocates say some migrant children have been released from federally contracted shelters with scabies and lice.
Sendy Karina Ferrera Amaya has spent the three months since Liah was taken into U.S. custody trying to get her daughter released from foster care for unaccompanied immigrant children.
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