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Accused of MS-13 and other gang ties, separated parents struggle to get their kids back

Accused of MS-13 and other gang ties, separated parents struggle to get their kids back

In Honduras, Carlos Castillo Estrada couldn't escape MS-13. The violent international street gang robbed him once on a bus in San Pedro Sula, again as he rode in a van and a third time as he returned from the store, even stealing his groceries.

But when Castillo and his 12-year-old son fled to Mexico, he said they were threatened by drug traffickers.

So on June 2, the single father and his son walked across a border bridge in Eagle Pass, Texas, and asked for asylum in the United States.

Instead, they were among the more than 2,500 families separated under the Trump administration's short-lived "zero tolerance" policy.

After public outrage and a...

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