WORLD The emotional scene as migrant families are reunited in the US

WORLD

The emotional scene as migrant families are reunited in the US

VCG

15:22, July 27, 2018

Perla Silva holds her daughter Aileen at a news conference in Brooklyn for her parents Concepcion and Margarito Silva, who were detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on the Fourth of July while trying to meet their daughter and son-in-law on July 26, 2018 in New York City.(VCG Photos)

Concepcion and Margarito were detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on the Fourth of July while trying to meet their daughter and son-in-law at Fort Drum in Jefferson County, New York.The couple has lived in America for 20 years and are originally from Mexico.

The granddaughter of Concepcion and Margarito Silva, who were detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on the Fourth of July, stands at a news conference in Brooklyn on July 26, 2018 in New York City.

A woman, identified only as Maria, is reunited with her son Franco, 4, at the El Paso International Airport on July 26, 2018 in El Paso, Texas. Maria, originally from Guatemala, was reunited with Franco, who was being held in New York, after being separated for one month when they crossed into the United States.

An undocumented immigrant father from Honduras and his infant daughter are released from detention with other families at a bus depot in McAllen, Texas, US, July 26, 2018. Today was a court-ordered deadline for the US government to reunite as many as 2,551 migrant children ages 5 to 17 that had been separated from their families.

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