The Washtenaw Interfaith Coalition for Immigrant Rights and the Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice will host a "Families Belong Together" rally on Saturday.
Maria Ibarra is a member of the Washtenaw Interfaith Coalition for Immigrant Rights, also known as WICIR.
"When you think about the emotional and psychological trauma that affects a toddler who's being separated--ripped-- from their mother's arms, you know, in the middle of the night, there have been cases of women who have their babies ripped apart from them while they were breast feeding."
Ibarra added that while the president made changes to a policy regarding separating families, WICIR wants better treatment for immigrants at the border.
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