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Families Divided

“A room so cold that we got headaches:” Mother details conditions inside migrant detention center

After fleeing Honduras with her young son, Yulissa Pacheco, 24, spent her first days in the United States inside a border detention facility. Watch as she describes the nights she spent sleeping on mats and listening to mothers who were separated from their children weep.

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 tips@texastribune.org.

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