Father tells of despair when son taken


Photographs by AP/ERIC GAY

Migrant families leave a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement center after they were reunited Wednesday in San Antonio. After the joyful reunions at centers across the country, parents who had been separated from their children at the border spoke of the trauma of spending months apart and the struggles ahead to stay in the United States. Others still waited to be with their children.

Migrant parents who reveled in joyful reunions with their young children spoke Wednesday of the traumatic effect of being separated from their sons and daughters for months after being detained at the U.S. border.

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