Photo Gallery: The Lasting Trauma of Family Separation 09/11/2018
 Lilian has two sons who live in the United States and work in construction. "I...
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Lilian has two sons who live in the United States and work in construction. "I would constantly look at my mobile phone," she says of the days right after her daughter Levis left with Samir. "I knew the stories about women being forced into prostitution on the journey or of cartels kidnapping children for ransom money."