Think of a young child whom you love. Remember a time when your beloved child was tired, hungry or uncomfortable. What did she do? Naturally, she fussed, cried and reached for her parents for comfort.
Now picture another parent’s beloved child, exhausted and terrified after a perilous journey, forcibly separated from their parent. The child is wailing in desperation. The parent is beside herself, begging the Border Patrol agent not to take her children. She is left bereft, denied even the courtesy of knowing where her children will be taken.