Offbeat Mother of 6-year-old from ProPublica audio released, headed to reunite with daughter

06:18  12 july  2018
06:18  12 july  2018 Source:   cnn.com

Mother of 6-year-old from ProPublica audio reunited with daughter

  Mother of 6-year-old from ProPublica audio reunited with daughter A 6-year-old girl whose tearful pleas to immigration officers were heard across the country in an audio recording has been reunited with her mother. Alisson Madrid and her mother Cindy held hands, smiling, as they walked out a Houston airport early Friday, weeks after the two were separated at the US-Mexico border under the Trump administration's zero-tolerance policy on illegal border crossings. The policy has since been reversed after it drew international outcry.The mother was released from the Port Isabel Detention Center in Texas earlier this week.

ProPublica has obtained audio from inside a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility, in which children can be She and her 9- year - old daughter are seeking asylum in the United States after immigrating here two Mother and daughter , however, have not been able to speak to one another.

Video: Separated From Her Mother at the Border, a 6 - Year - Old Has to Find Her Own Way. ProPublica has obtained audio from inside a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility, in which children can be She was cautiously optimistic about the prospect of reuniting with her daughter .

The mother of a 6-year-old girl whose gut-wrenching pleas were heard in an audio recording from a detention center was released from immigration custody Wednesday evening.

Cindy Madrid, who was in the Port Isabel Detention Center in Texas, will now head to Arizona where she hopes to see her daughter, Alisson, who is in a facility there.

Madrid, a native of El Salvador, told CNN she was "very happy to be out" and she "can't wait to see her little girl."

Watch the 6-Year-Old Salvadoran Girl Heard on a Secret Recording Out of a Border Patrol Detention Facility Finally Being Reunited With Her Mom

  Watch the 6-Year-Old Salvadoran Girl Heard on a Secret Recording Out of a Border Patrol Detention Facility Finally Being Reunited With Her Mom <p>Alison Jimena Valencia Madrid walked out of a Houston airport early this morning to cheers, holding her mother’s hand, one month after they were separated at a Border Patrol detention facility and the 6-year-old’s voice was captured in an audio recording, begging for a phone call.</p>HOUSTON — Alison Jimena Valencia Madrid walked out of a Houston airport early this morning to cheers, holding her mother’s hand, one month after they were separated at a Border Patrol detention facility and the 6-year-old’s voice was captured in an audio recording, begging for a phone call. A van pulled up, and Jimena sat on her mother’s lap in the backseat.

The 6 - year - old girl heard asking to call her aunt on an audio recording from a detention facility this week has an advantage. ProPublica has obtained audio from inside a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility, in which children can be And then mother and daughter were released on bond.

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The two were separated at the US-Mexico border under the Trump administration's zero-tolerance policy on illegal border crossings. The policy has since been reversed after it drew international outcry.

Alisson's voice was heard last month throughout the nation in a recording that investigative nonprofit ProPublica published of children inside a US Customs and Border Protection detention facility. The children had been separated from their parents.

In the recording, Alisson was heard pleading with officers to call her aunt, reciting for them the number she had memorized.

An image of a young girl and her mother. The girl is one of the children in the audio recording of children separated from their familis, according to ProPublica. © Family photo from Propublica An image of a young girl and her mother. The girl is one of the children in the audio recording of children separated from their familis, according to ProPublica. The person who made the recording gave the audio to civil rights attorney Jennifer Harbury, who provided it to ProPublica.

"I don't want them to stop my father," a child whispered in Spanish on the recording. "I don't want them to deport him."

Cries of "Mami" and "Papa" were heard. An adult on the recording compared the wrenching cries to an "orchestra."

The clip was widely shared online. Journalists could be heard listening to the audio as they waited for a White House press briefing to start.

Alisson was expected to be released soon, pending DNA results.

Madrid said she was proud of her daughter and that she is "so intelligent." Her daughter has "become famous for such a good reason," she said.

CNN's Emanuella Grinberg and Jamiel Lynch contributed to this report.

It took this mother 55 days to be reunited with her young daughter .
Angelica Gonzalez-Garcia waited 55 days for this moment. She wept as she embraced her 8-year-old daughter Thursday afternoon at Boston's Logan Airport, more than 2,500 miles from the Arizona detention center where Gonzalez-Garcia said an immigration agent wished her a "Happy Mother's Day" before the girl was taken from her without explanation. "You know I love you," she said, on her knees, sobbing and holding the girl. "You know how much I missed you. You're my gift from god.

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