Six-year-old Alison Jimena Valencia Madrid separated last week.
Published June 18, 2018
WASHINGTON – On Monday, ProPblica obtained audio from inside a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility. As you hear the children wailing in pain from being separated from their parents, an U.S. agent jokes, “We have an orchestra here.”
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