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Separated at the U.S.-Canada border: For a father and son, 90 miles is a distance too far

Submitted by Arts & Sciences Web Team on May 7, 2021 - 2:30pm

In 2019, federal agents took Carlos Rivera away in handcuffs when he strayed across the U.S.-Canada border, even though he says they could see his 7-year-old son waiting for him with a friend on the Canadian side. The UW's Angelina Godoy, professor of law, societies and justice and of international studies, and director of the UW Center for Human Rights, is quoted.

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