Jesus was relieved that he and his 6-year-old had made it safely from Honduras to the United States. Then officials took his son.
He had turned himself and his child in to the U.S. Border Patrol last May after crossing the river that marks the border between Reynosa, Mexico, and McAllen, Texas.
Soon after, he was being interrogated at a detention center by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers on why he’d left Honduras and how he’d come to be removed previously from the U.S. They told him he was a criminal, he said, and accused him of lying about being the boy’s father….