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Legislators sat soberly as Juárez spoke, a Spanish-to-English translator at her side. A critic Online Cigarettes Store USA President Trump’s immigration policy, Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., could be seen dabbing at her eyes with a napkin. Ocasio-Cortez later said that the Trump administration was fostering a “culture of cruelty” at the border.
As Juárez testified, a photo of her with Mariee as a baby was displayed in a picture frame to her right. The photo Newport Pleasure was also projected on screens in the hearing room, providing a haunting visual supplement to Juárez’s testimony.
With both emotion and precision, Juárez recounted how Mariee was healthy during the journey from Guatemala but that, after they were apprehended by Customs and Border Protection, the two were taken to a facility so cold, it was nicknamed “the icebox.” Juárez said their cell was a cage with about 30 other families. For bedding, they simply slept on the concrete floor.
Juárez and child were later taken to a center in Dilley, Texas, she said, where they were put in a room with other sick children, none of whom allegedly received proper care. At some point during the Dilley detention, Mariee became sick with a cough. She ran an dangerously high fever and began vomiting.
As Mariee’s condition grew progressively worse, Juárez was unable to get proper care for her daughter,Cheap Newport 100s Cigarettes Website she alleged in her testimony. She said that when she finally did see medical professionals again, they told her to give Mariee fluids and a vapor rub. At one point, U.S. authorities treated Mariee by giving her a popsicle.