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Angelina Godoy is quoted on trauma inflicted in a border separation case in L.A. Times article

May 7, 2021

Separated at the U.S.-Canada border: For a father and son, 90 miles is a distance too far

In 2019, federal agents took Carlos Rivera away in handcuffs when he strayed across the U.S.-Canada border, even though he says they could see his 7-year-old son waiting for him with a friend on the Canadian side.

U.S. officials then sent Rivera to his native Honduras rather than back across the border into Canada, where he had been granted asylum the previous year based on his being persecuted by gangs back in his homeland. Continue reading…