I just got a message about a mother who was forced onto a bus north by CBP with one of her sons, while her other sick & dying son was left behind in a detention facility in Texas.
She hasn't seen or heard from him in eight days.
What we need is for legislators to act. @SpeakerPelosi will you call this facility and demand that this kid to be released?
These efforts are being bootstrapped by myself, three activists, and the staff of these two Congresspeople.
Send prayers. CBP has not yet confirmed that Melvy is alive.
@JoaquinCastrotx has confirmed with CBP that he is alive.
We are working on next steps to get him hopefully to his mom, & will keep you posted.
Our whole team is in tears. Four women, all mothers.
If we can save one, we can save the world.
@KristinMinkDC, who you all know from her public activism against Scott Pruitt and her Peaches for Impeachment drive, who worked on the ground in DC for us, and who was instrumental in Kav protests.