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A 3-year-old girl was asked to choose between her mom or dad as a border patrol agent tried to separate the family

A young girl named Sofi was asked by a Border Patrol agent if she wanted to go with her mom, or her dad, as they tried to separate the migrant family.
Constantin Mutu is believed to be the youngest child separated from his parents by the Trump administration, The New York Times reported.

A 4-month-old baby was separated from his parents at the border last year and still can’t walk or speak. Experts say he could grow up with traum...

Constantin Mutu was 4 months old when he was separated from his father, and 9 months old when he was finally reunited.
Migrants are seen from the US Border Patrol McAllen Station in a makeshift encampment in McAllen, Texas, on May 15, 2019.

The children who have been detained in appalling conditions at the border could bear scars from the experience for life, experts say

Childhood development experts say the children who endured hardship or trauma in US Border Patrol facilities will have a long road to recovery.
A drawing by migrant children depicting their time spent in US Customs and Border Protection custody, released by American Academy of Pediatrics on July 3, 2019.

The Smithsonian is interested in collecting the heartbreaking drawings migrant children made of their time in border facilities

The Smithsonian said it has a "long commitment to telling the complex and complicated history of the United States."

Migrant detention centers in the US are under fire for their ‘horrifying’ conditions — and there’s at least one in every state...

Many of the facilities where Immigration and Customs Enforcement holds immigrants can be found in and around major cities. Texas has the most.
A perimeter fence secures the Border Patrol station where lawyers reported that detained migrant children were held unbathed and hungry on June 25, 2019 in Clint, Texas.

What a typical day is like for a child in government custody at a Texas Border Patrol station

Lawyers who visited the facility in recent weeks told INSIDER there's no question that the facilities are still inappropriate to house children.
Detained migrants wait to be transported by the U.S. Border Patrol at the border of the United States and Mexico on March 31, 2019 in El Paso, Texas.

The government is moving migrant children back into the Texas Border Patrol station where lawyers say kids were deprived of food and forced to take ca...

The children also had no access to toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap, showers, or a change of clothes, lawyers who visited the facility said.
Central American asylum seekers are released from U.S. Border Patrol vans at the bus station by in San Bernardino, California, May 22, 2019.

The beloved kids magazine Highlights issued a scathing takedown of the Trump administration’s ‘unconscionable’ treatment of migrant ...

Reports have emerged of children locked up in overcrowded, unhygienic facilities, with no adults apart from Border Patrol agents to supervise them.
An ICE agent with U.S. Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), watches as Guatemalan police investigate the scene after detaining a suspected human trafficker on May 29, 2019 in Guatemala City.

Trump still isn’t deporting as many immigrants as Obama did

A key factor in Trump's relatively slow rate of deportations is the limited resources of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency
Constantin Mutu is believed to be the youngest child separated from his parents by the Trump administration, The New York Times reported.

This 4-month-old baby was separated from his parents at the border. Now he is nearly 2 and still can’t speak or walk.

The child was taken from his father last year and was sent to live with a foster family in Michigan for five months while his father deported.