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Families Divided

Immigrant infants too young to talk called into court to defend themselves

At least 70 infants have been ordered to appear in immigration court after being separated from their parents.

Pablo Ortiz and his 3-year-old Andres of Guatemala walk upstairs at the Annunciation House in El Paso on July 11, 2018. Ortiz and his son were separated by ICE in April and were reunited and released the night before.

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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