May 23, 2015 7:00 am -


WASHINGTON — One year locked up with her children. For Claudia, 33, it’s meant celebrating her daughter’s 5th birthday under the watchful eye of guards and giving up on answering her 13-year-old son’s pleas “to get us out of here.” It’s also meant wrestling with her own fears that the family detention center in rural Pennsylvania…


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2 responses to Woman And Her Children Mark One Year In Immigration Lockup

  1. Carla Akins May 23rd, 2015 at 7:26 am

    How can anyone look at this and find it acceptable? Regardless of your position on immigration, your religious affiliation, or political party, this is not how humans should treat each other. America is supposed to be better than this – we should be, and need to be outraged.

  2. greenfloyd May 23rd, 2015 at 9:18 am

    Last year the President promised the US would help Central America restore law and order which is at the root of this mass migration of women and children fleeing for their lives. What has become of that promise? I guess July and August will tell how well that promise has been carried out.