SPLIT AT THE ROOT – Review by Marilyn Ferdinand

Appalled by the separations imposed on families seeking asylum, New York-based social worker Julie Schwietert Collazo and her husband Francisco—himself an immigrant—decided to take action by raising money to pay the bond of one woman so that she could be released and reunited with her children. Their GoFundMe effort far exceeded expectations, and what was intended to help just one family turned into Immigrant Families Together (IFT), a nonprofit organization dedicated to reuniting and supporting immigrant families separated at the U.S./Mexico border.

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