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"In uncharacteristically blunt language, a federal judge said it's "just unacceptable" that only 12 or 13 parents out of close to 500 who have been deported have been located thus far. https://t.co/7HPU2nD0DV"Read more from Twitter
"Teenagers as young as 14 were strapped to the chair - some stripped down to their underwear - with their feet, arms and waist restrained by cushioned leather straps and loops, they said https://t.co/u6pLQH36Xq"Read more from Twitter
"Three-year-old #Sofi was separated from her family for 7 weeks. Today, they are back together. This is the moment #Sofi came home... @NewsHour https://t.co/KbsavCPMHP"
"The ACLU believes that ICE deliberately withheld deported parents' phone numbers for more than a month, despite the fact that this contact information could have helped reunite many families. https://t.co/yNe9WGrQyV"Read more from Twitter
"I have been negotiating with the government since my stmts to the press this morning and my last tweet. It now appears that they will grant me custody and allow me to take Antony home to his mother in Guatemala on a flight tonight,after 81 days of being separated. #FingersCrossed"Read more from Twitter
"The courageous woman who is organizing separated mothers inside an ICE detention center: https://t.co/t5J8hv1NIO"Read more from Twitter
There are approx 56 Guatemalan children in Houston and McAllen (in custody) who were separated from their parents at the border. We are working on gaining their release to me so that I can fly them home ASAP to their parents. This mess needs to be cleaned-up NOW. #Basta— Michael Avenatti (@MichaelAvenatti) August 16, 2018
BREAKING: Trump administration releases latest numbers on migrant kids it separated from parents.— Jacob Soboroff (@jacobsoboroff) August 16, 2018
This is most detailed data we've seen so far.
?? 2,654 total kids separated.
?? 565 *still* separated; 24 are 0-5 year olds.
?? Parents of 366 *already* deported; 6 are 0-5. pic.twitter.com/c3YAnJzk7R
"For Raquel, life without her children is like breathing with no air. The Salvadoran mother has been separated from her two sons since the end of June. https://t.co/rBKG5k8kHu (1/5)"Read more from Twitter