Citation

‘They cry for their parents’: Mississippi Ice raids spur pleas from children

Author:
Helmore, Edward
Publication:
The Guardian
Year:
2019

A raid by US immigration agents that picked up about 680 immigrants in Mississippi has triggered a wave of heart-rending videos and images to spread across the internet, mostly of young children abruptly separated from migrant parents caught up in the detentions.

“Government, please show some heart,” begged 11-year-old Magdalena Gomez Gregorio, whose father had been detained in the raids.

 

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