“I Just Want to Tell My Son I Love Him”

July 2, 3:12 p.m. EDT

I Just Want to Tell My Son I Love Him
One father folded his note into an origami boat. “Open this boat. I love you my son,” he wrote in an attached note. (Allison Shelley, special to ProPublica)

Parents held in immigration detention without their kids say the phones barely work and they still don’t know when they will see their children again, almost two weeks after the Trump administration declared it ended family separation at the border.

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