A new rule by the Department of Homeland Security flouts 20 years of precedent mandating a limit of 20 days’ detention.
A Baby Was Separated From Her Uncle at the Border. Three Months Later, Her Mother Is Still Trying to Get Her Back.
The case of Liah Ferrera Amaya shows the extensive vetting immigrant families must submit to in order to retrieve their children from U.S. custody—even if it means putting themselves at risk for deportation.
At a time of summer picnics and other family outings, let's remember that much of the bounty enjoyed at those gatherings will have been harvested by immigrant hands. And let's not forget that other families have been torn apart and jailed.