November 3, 2017
Inga Sarda-Sorensen, ACLU National, 347-514-3984, mailto:email@example.com
Stephen Wilson, ACLU of Texas, 713-325-7010, mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
SAN ANTONIO — The federal government has released 10-year-old Rosa Maria Hernandez. The American Civil Liberties Union brought a lawsuit seeking to release her from government custody and reunite her with her family.
“Rosa Maria is finally free. We’re thrilled that she can go home to heal surrounded by her family's love and support,” said Michael Tan, staff attorney with the ACLU’s Immigrants’ Rights Project. “Despite our relief, Border Patrol’s decision to target a young girl at a children’s hospital remains unconscionable. No child should go through this trauma and we are working to make sure it doesn’t happen again.”[…]
Read the full press release:https://www.aclu.org/news/government-releases-10-year-old-rosa-maria-hernandez-after-aclu-files-lawsuit