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detention centre: The child, however, remains about 2,000 miles 3,200 kilometres away from her mother in a Chicago facility, he said, according to Metro News. Efforts on Wednesday will shift toward obtaining the girl's release and reuniting her with her mother, Gelernt said. The woman was released from a detention centre in San Diego under orders coming from up top in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, said Lee Gelernt, deputy director of the ACLU Immigrants' Rights Project. The ACLU also will continue to litigate the lawsuit filed Feb. 26 in federal court in San Diego seeking relief for other immigrant parents separated from their minor children, he said. However, Homeland Security spokesman Tyler Houlton said in a social media post Sunday that the public should be skeptical of advocacy group claims that parents and their children are being separated for reasons other than protecting the child. There remain many other families who have been separated, and we will continue to attack this horrific family separation practice, Gelernt said in a statement.A spokeswoman for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security declined to comment on the woman's release and the status of her child. ( As reported in the news.