Immigrant Parents Frantic over Daughter in Gov’t Custody

Lawyers described perilous conditions with inadequate food, water and sanitation.

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Almost a week after an inconsolable 7-year-old girl called her father sobbing from inside a Texas Border Patrol station, the father still hasn’t been able to see her as she was whisked from facility to facility, including back to the one where lawyers described perilous conditions with inadequate food, water and sanitation. On Wednesday, after attorneys sent a legal notice to the Justice Department demanding the girl’s release, her father told The Associated Press he…

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