Home Invites Members Groups Events Careers Videos News Photos Blogs Polls Singles Forums Chat
Home > Blogs > Post Content

HOW "IT'S HORRENDOUS:' THE HEARTACHE OF A MIGRANT BOY TAKEN FROM HIS FATHER BY MEXICAN BORDER POLICE! (425 hits)

For Immediate Release From Senator Kirsten Gillibrand!

‘It’s Horrendous’: The Heartache of a Migrant Boy Taken From His Father

When he landed in Michigan in late May, all the weary little boy carried was a trash bag stuffed with dirty clothes from his dayslong trek across Mexico, and two small pieces of paper — one a stick-figure drawing of his family from Honduras, the other a sketch of his father, who had been arrested and led away after they arrived at the United States border in El Paso.

An American government escort handed over the 5-year-old child, identified on his travel documents as José, to the American woman whose family was entrusted with caring for him. He refused to take her hand. He did not cry. He was silent on the ride “home.”

The first few nights, he cried himself to sleep. Then it turned into “just moaning and moaning,” said Janice, his foster mother. He recently slept through the night for the first time, though he still insists on tucking the family pictures under his pillow.

José’s separation from his father is part of the Trump administration’s latest and most widely debated border enforcement policy. Last month, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the government would criminally prosecute everyone who crosses the border illegally, a directive that is already leading to the breakup of hundreds of migrant families and channeling children into shelters and foster homes across the country.

Read full article HERE!: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/07/us/children-immigration-borders-family-separation.html
Posted By: agnes levine
Saturday, June 9th 2018 at 9:57AM
You can also click here to view all posts by this author...

Report obscenity | post comment
Share |
Please Login To Post Comments...
Email:
Password:

 
More From This Author
HOW LOPnewsmag XXIII FEATURES OBAMA SUMMIT 2018, NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL, CONGRESSMAN O'ROURKE....
HOW NATIONAL DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT AWARENESS MONTH EMPOWERS YOU!
HOW ANTI-HUMANTRAFFICKING FROM JUSTICE & PEACE OFFERS WORKSHOPS!
HOW FORMER FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA EDUCATES EVERY GIRL AROUND THE WORLD!
HOW NOTES FROM THE FIELD: INCLUSIVITY AT THE Y!
HOW ROYAL WEDDING OF PRINCESS EUGENIE MARRIES WINE MERCHANT JACK BROOKSBANK FROM BBC NEWS!
HOW TO BE ALERT TO PLANS TO SHUTDOWN OBAMACARE WEBSITE DURING OPEN ENROLLMENT!!
HOW CHRIST THE KING CATHOLIC SCHOOL IN ATL, GA IS NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL!
Forward This Blog Entry!
Blogs Home

(Advertise Here)
Who's Online
>> more | invite 
Latest Photos
>> more | add
Most Popular Bloggers
agnes levine has logged 53214 blog subscribers!
elynor moss has logged 42490 blog subscribers!
gregory boulware, esq. has logged 14857 blog subscribers!
david johnson has logged 5631 blog subscribers!
min sammy jackson has logged 2015 blog subscribers!
>> more | add