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Children Say NO! to Family Separations by ICE


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Children Say NO! to Family Separations by ICE

Tim Wilkins

Every child understands the pain losing one’s loved ones – even for a moment – can cause. So children have plenty to say about the U.S. government’s separation of thousands of migrant families, with no promise to parents or children they’ll ever see each other again.

“My message to these children, in these detention centers, is to stay strong,” said Leah, a twelve-year-old from Florida, outside the Ursula Border Patrol Processing Center in McAllen, Texas on Sunday. “Because I am out here, fighting for them to have the right to be with their families, to be happy.”