In West Texas, Three Immigrant Mothers Who Crossed Illegally Wait to Be Reunited With Their Children

Some of their children are detained as far away as New York.

By Sally BeauvaisJune 8, 2018 9:30 am| , , ,

From Marfa Public Radio:

Last month, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions doubled-down on the Trump administration’s efforts to prosecute all cases of illegal entry into the U.S. These criminal prosecutions are now the reason why hundreds of kids and parents are being separated at the southwest border. As these parents await federal court hearings in criminal detention facilities, their children are placed in shelters across the country.

In one case in west Texas, three Guatemalan women are facing potential deportation and they aren’t sure if or when they’ll be reunited with their kids.

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