Mother and son (12)

February 28, 2015 Hello, My name is [redacted], and I came in 2007, but I was caught and was deported, but in that same year, 2007, I again came because…

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Mother and daughter

I arrived at this detention center on August 4, 2014. I already have bond for my daughter, and I haven’t been able to leave yet. I’m worried, because my daughter…

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Mother and son (1)

My name is [redacted] and I have a one year old son here where I am being detained for the past seven months. I was detained on July 30, 2014…

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Mother and daughter (7)

[redacted] A [redacted] [redacted] A [redacted] I entered the United States on July 28th, 2014. I was in the hielera for 9 days. On August 8, 2014 I arrived at…

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Mother and son (12)

I am in this institution asking for help because I can’t return to my country. I have been here since August 3, 3/8/2014. I need help because I am worried;…

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Mother (39) and daughter (2)

I am [redacted], [born in the] year [redacted], [in] El Salvador. My daughter [is] [redacted], of two and-a-half years [of age], A [redacted]. Through this letter I can say that…

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Mother (29) and daughter (2)

I am [redacted], number A [redacted], 29 years old, and I’m Brazilian. My daughter [redacted], number A [redacted], 2 years old is also Brazilian. I request assistance from the community…

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Polyane and her daughter

My name is Polyane Soares de Oliveira, 29 years old, number A 200-022-852, and I’m Brazilian. Here with me is my daughter Rhynasa Luisa Duarte, 10 years old, number A…

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Miguel, 10

This place called a detention center is like a prison for us, because we don’t have freedom, we can’t leave the room without our moms, or go into the room…

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Rebeca Paulina

For most people who have entered this place, it’s the start of a new life, but it begins badly, because this Detention Center—that they call a shelter for immigrants—but only…

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A letter from Angie, 15

"There are many things that happen in this place called Karnes County Residential Center. There are many good and bad things in this place.   Many people call it a…

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A letter from Melissa

Melissa and her sisters are imprisoned with their mother at the Karnes "family" prison near San Antonio, Texas. October 31, 2014 We need the help of all of you because…

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A letter from Carmen

The letter below is from a young girl who is imprisoned with her mother and sisters at the Karnes family prison facility near San Antonio, Texas.   October 31, 2014…

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A letter from Jackeline

The letter below is from a young girl  inside the prison with their mother and young sisters.   October 31, 2014 We need your help to get out of here soon from…

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