Thousands rally at Capitol to protest family border separations

June 30, 2018
Austin American-Statesman

Marilú Fructuoso wiped a tear from her eye as she talked about the mothers she met at the T. Don Hutto detention center in Taylor crying for their children.

An immigrant from Mexico, Fructuoso said she came to the U.S. 12 years ago to give her children a better life. Today, she volunteers with the nonprofit Grassroots Leadership to help unauthorized immigrants who have been detained gain their freedom.