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Immigration protesters gather near Texas detention center

5 years 4 months 4 weeks ago Saturday, June 30 2018 Jun 30, 2018 June 30, 2018 12:31 PM June 30, 2018 in News
Source: Associated Press

MCALLEN, TX - Several dozen protesters gathered in front of the Border Patrol station near a detention center where migrant children were being held in cages.

People held American and Texas flags and signs Saturday depicting a migrant father, mother and child as the Holy Family with haloed heads traveling through the desert.

Rio Grande Valley-based attorney Jennifer Harbury says parents separated from their children are being held in "prison-like" conditions in nearby Port Isabel.

She says children separated at the border should have alien registration numbers linked to their parents, but attorneys are "having terrible trouble finding these kids."

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