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Hundreds Protest Outside Homestead Detention Center On Mother’s Day

More than 300 people flooded the streets Sunday outside the Homestead detention center for migrant children.

The “Mother’s Day March” took place at 920 Bougainville Blvd. in South Miami-Dade, where about 3,200 unaccompanied minors are being detained after crossing the southern border without their biological parents.
 

Dozens of religious organizations were shuttled in while many protesters traveled from out of state to participate.

The Homestead shelter, the only facility for migrant children operated by a for-profit corporation,has been shrouded in secrecy and cloaked in controversy from the moment it was reactivated in February 2018.

Read more at our news partner, the Miami Herald.