When the U.S. puts a border between migrant kids and their caretakers

Gerardo, a 42 year old indigenous father from Guatemala, is reunited with his son Walter after the two were separated amid immigration issues in Little Rock, Arkansas, U.S. July 5, 2019. Picture taken July 5, 2019. REUTERS/Ricardo Arduengo

(Reuters) – On June 12, Gerardo, a 41-year-old indigenous bricklayer from Guatemala, appeared before a U.S. immigration judge in El Paso, Texas. Since crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally two months earlier with his 14-year-old son, he had been separated from the boy and forced to wait in Mexico for his hearing. Now, he had only […]

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