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'It’s a decision of courage' | Honduran mother explains why she sent her kids across the border without her

Advocates say parents are being forced to make heartbreaking decisions because of U.S. immigration policies.

Anastasiya Bolton (KENS), Jose Sanchez (KENS 5)

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Published: 6:14 PM CST December 14, 2021
Updated: 6:08 PM CST December 15, 2021

Many parents face an impossible choice when they send their children to cross the Texas/Mexico border with human smugglers. Advocates say they are often forced to make that heartbreaking decision because of U.S. immigration policies.

KENS 5's Anastasiya Bolton spoke to a Honduran mother who sent her three children across the border, her sister in the U.S. who took the children in, and organization that help detained migrant children.