In the artworks of Michelle Ortiz, the mothers of Berks stare down PA politicians to demand an end to the imprisonment of children and their families at the Berks Detention Center.
Berks detention center
En el arte de Michelle Ortiz, las madres de Berks le clavan la mirada a los políticos de Harrisburg para exigir el fin de las cárceles de niños y sus familias.
U.S. Sen. Bob Casey unleashed a Twitter campaign on Wednesday after learning the Trump administration was deporting a Honduran mother and 5 year old son who took refuge in the United States because their lives were in danger in their home country.
The Guardian visited an immigration detention center in Pennsylvannia and asked the children incarcerated about their Christmas wishes. They all wish the same: freedom.
Citing unfair treatment, neglect, and abuse, 10 mothers are refusing to work inside Berks detention center until they and their children are released and the facility is shut down.