Texas Lockup is Epicenter of Family Immigration Detention
Currently housing 1,520 mothers and their children, about 10 percent are families who were temporarily separated and then reunited under a “zero tolerance policy” that has since been reversed.
- Published 10 August 2018
This article was republished here with permission from The Associated Press, however it is no longer available to read on Snopes.com.
DILLEY, Texas (AP) — A little boy with closely cropped hair was sitting quietly and grinning when he suddenly sprang to his feet and tried to swipe a brownie off a nearby tray. He couldn’t quite reach it, though, instead sending crumbs and napkins in all directions and eliciting happy squeals from two children nearby. It’s a scene that could play out in elementary school cafeterias nationwide as youngsters prepare to head back to class.…