thousands: And above it, the words, 2,342 and counting, according to Toronto Star. The installation is meant to represent the thousands of asylum-seeking children separated from their families in the United States. But upon closer inspection, you'll notice a large, vertical sign with a photo of a little girl crying that seems slightly familiar. Nadia Pestrak / FACEBOOK EVENT This isn't a regular piece of art. Under the policy, thousands of asylum-seeking children have been separated from their parents and relatives and placed in detention centres across the country. It's Toronto's newest installation, designed by organizers to represent the thousands of children separated from their families in the United States under U.S. President Donald Trump's zero-tolerance policy. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.