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Meet the Women Defending Migrant Children on Our Border

“I come from a family of refugees—my mother left Hungary during WWII, and my dad’s from Argentina,” says Brané. “So I grew up with refugee stories. It hit home for me.” After stints as a human right officer in Bosnia and at the Justice Department, she joined the Women’s Refugee Commission. “We're the people who have access to go into the facilities, who understand what they're required to do by law, what the child welfare protocols should be. We also visit the border patrol stations and the processing centers where the actual separation are happening.”