A woman from El Salvador and her 7-year-old son were just reunited at Dulles International Airport more than a month after they were separated at the US border.
Brenda Ramirez-Garcia was fleeing a domestic violence situation when she and her son crossed the border into Arizona on May 26, her attorney said. Her son was taken from her on May 27 and placed in a facility in Miami.
Ramirez-Garcia was detained in Arizona for 10 days then transferred to a facility in Colorado. She was granted bond on June 21.
Her attorney says Ramirez-Garcia wasn't able to speak with her son on the phone until she was granted bond last week.
Ramirez-Garcia has family in Maryland, so her lawyer is trying to move both her and her son’s case to the Baltimore immigration court.
Here's the moment the two were reunited: