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Families Divided

"We live in fear": Honduran family seeking asylum left stranded on a bridge

In a video from the border, immigrant Walter Vindel describes how he left Honduras with his wife and children to escape gangs that killed their relatives — and is praying for safe harbor into the U.S. "We are not bad people," he says.

Families Divided

The Trump administration's “zero tolerance” immigration policy, which led to the separation of children from adults who crossed the border illegally, has fueled a national outcry. Sign up for our ongoing coverage. Send story ideas to

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