Parents desperate as Trump admin misses migrant family reunification deadline, only 4 out of 102 children reunited with parents

The federal government on Tuesday said that only four — out of 102 — migrant children under 5 years old had been reunited with their parents before the July 10 deadline, according to a court filing from government lawyers. Another 34 could potentially be back with at least one parent by the end of the day, according to federal officials.

“Why was it so easy for them to take our children but so hard to give them back?” asked Digna, a 37-year-old Salvadoran mother who has been separated from her two children since crossing the border in May. “It was traumatic for someone to tell these children they were going to be ripped from their mother’s arms.”

via NBC Parents desperate as Trump admin misses migrant family reunification deadline