first_imgTom Silverstone, Josh Toussaint-Strauss, Irene Baqué, Francisco Navas and Oliver Laughland, Source: The Guardian Share on Facebook 2:34 US domestic policy US immigration Sat 30 Jun 2018 10.36 EDT Eddy, 17, and Lilian, nine, were separated from their mother at the US border on 19 May. The family was fleeing violence in Guatemala – only to be ripped apart under the Trump administration’s ‘zero-tolerance’ immigration policy. Eddy and Lilian’s mother was prosecuted and sent to the T Don Hutto immigration detention centre in central Texas. For five weeks, she had no idea where her two children were. They had been left behind at a processing centre and then flown to foster care in Grand Rapids, Michigan – where they were held in separate homes. US immigration Topicscenter_img Minors separated from parents and detained at US border tell of anguish – video,Play Video Trump administration Last modified on Thu 5 Jul 2018 16.44 EDT Share on Twitter Shares582582 Share via Email Donald Trumplast_img

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