Sunday, 11 March 2018

Sinngle mom to be deported _ without her 3 daughters

MARYSVILLE, Wash. The 9-year-old came to her third-grade teacher in tears. Two weeks ago, she learned her mother is being deported. The plane ticket back to Honduras is dated for March 19. "I fell apart," said Barbara McKinney, a teacher at Kellogg Marsh Elementary in Marysville. She's taught the girl for two years and also one of her older sisters. "I just held Stacey and I sobbed," she said. "I didn't know what to do because I knew the family was going to be separated." Bernarda Pineda, 33, has lived in the U.S. for 12 years, the past seven in Marysville. She'll be leaving her three daughters when she returns to Honduras. She fled because the Central American country is politically unstable, ...