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30,000 across from White House demand 'families belong together'

Posted: July 11, 2018 | Tags: immigration

Romina Martin, 20, was just a child when her mother left Peru for the United States.

She doesn’t remember much about the years her mother was gone, only that Martin lived sometimes with her grandparents and sometimes with other relatives. Martin eventually joined her mother in Maryland in 2006 as the child of a permanent resident.

“A piece of paper does not define your humanity, your worth or your contributions to the growth of this country,” said Martin, who says she has family members who are undocumented and have been separated this summer.

Martin was one of more than ...

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