(Jon Gerberg/The Washington Post)
National
They fled to the U.S. to escape violence. Then their kids were taken away.
For two weeks, Yulio and Silvana Bermudez had no idea about the location or fate of their three children after they were separated from their mother at the U.S. southern border. Homeland Security officials say it is not U.S. policy to separate families at the border, but advocates say they've seen a surge in these cases over the past year.
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