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Woman Finally Reunites With Her Daughter After Being Separated At The Border 246 Days Later
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With all the frustrating updates on immigration policies and Donald Trump perpetually touting his impractical border wall cluttering our newsfeeds, the story of Vilma Carrillo will warm your heart.

However, her story had a horrific beginning.

Carrillo is an indigenous Guatemalan woman who lived with her husband in the U.S. for a year as undocumented farm workers in onion fields and warehouses. While there, she gave birth to their daughter, Yeisvi.

The family returned to Guatemala in 2007 to care for Carrillo's ailing mother. That was when the nightmare began.

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Engineering Expert Takes Down Trump's Wall Piece By Piece
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The partial government shutdown officially became the longest in U.S. history on Saturday, surpassing the 21-day shutdown in 1995 - 1996.

The impasse between Democrats and Donald Trump over funding for his inane border wall with Mexico has put up a proverbial barrier between 800,000 federal employees and their livelihood.

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