Monday, December 17, 2018

Family of 7-year-old immigrant girl mourns her death

Jakelin Amei Rosmery Caal Maquin received her first pair of shoes several weeks ago, when her father said they would set out together for the United States, thousands of miles from this small indigenous community in Guatemala where she spent her days plodding through mud and surrounded by coconut trees. The 7-year-old was excited about the possibility of a new life in another country, relatives said Saturday. Maybe she would get her first toy, or learn to read and write, but instead she died in a Texas hospital two days after being taken into custody by U.S. Border Patrol. Jakelin’s … [Read More...]

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