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separated at the border, El Salvador

Arnovis Portillo talks to his daughter on the phone at his house in Usulatan, El Salvador. Portillo arrived at the Migration Center in San Salvador on June 21 without his 6-year old daughter, Meybelin. They fled his hometown Usulutan, a fishing village in El Salvador that is ruled by gangs on May 18. Father and daughter were separated at the border before he was deported. On June 28, Meybelin was reunited with her father after a month long separation.



Story published here: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/jun/24/all-i-hear-is-my-daughter-crying-salvadoran-father-yearns-to-see-his-child-again