Adalicia Montecinos: Johan and Immigration Officials
adalicia montecinos: The parents got to embrace the 15-month-old boy again Friday, five months after U.S. immigration officials forcibly separated the baby from his father at the Texas border, according to The Chronicle Herald. Johan, who grabbed the world's attention when he appeared in a U.S. courtroom in diapers, at first didn't recognize his mom and dad after he was flown to San Pedro Sula. That's where he took his first steps and spoke his first words. I kept saying Johan, Johan, and he started to cry, said his mother, Adalicia Montecinos. He suffered everything that we have been suffering, she said. She broke down in tears as she talked about how her son had become a poster child for outrage over the Trump administration's policy of separating immigrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.