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HuffPo: This Photo Captures The Painful Reality Of Detaining People Whose Crime Was Looking For A Better Life

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Earlier this week, we wrote about an act of civil disobedience in Gadsden, Alabama, where advocates chained themselves to the front doors of the Etowah County Detention Center.  About 100 demonstrators carried banners and chanted slogans, and seven were arrested.

But as the Huffington Post lifts up today, the most powerful image came from inside the center, when detainees held up this sign saying “We miss our kids”:


It’s a powerful illustration of how our broken immigration system separates families every day.