Jenny Samuels

Jenny Samuels is an editorial assistant with the American Civil Liberties Union.

Articles by this author

"There is overwhelming medical evidence that the separation of a young child from her parent will have a devastating, and possibly permanent, negative impact on the child’s well-being." (Photo: Immigration Customs and Enforcement ) Views
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
A Mother and Child Fled the Congo, Only to Be Forcibly Separated by the US Government
On Nov. 1, 2017, Ms. L. and her 7-year-old daughter, S.S., arrived at a United States port of entry near San Diego and presented themselves to border agents. Ms. L. had fled with her child from their home in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where Ms. L. left in fear for her life. Now, the pair was...
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