US held record number of migrant children in custody in 2019
Last updated 11/15/2019 at 5pm
Christopher Sherman, Martha Mendoza and Garance Burke
The Associated Press
The 3-year-old girl traveled for weeks cradled in her father's arms, as he set out to seek asylum in the United States. Now she won't even look at him.
After being forcibly separated at the border by government officials, sexually abused in U.S. foster care and deported, the once bright and beaming girl arrived back in Honduras withdrawn, anxious and angry, convinced her father abandoned her, he said.
He fears their bond is forever broken.
"I think about this trauma staying with her too, because the trauma has re...