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September 6, 2014 7:00 PM

Susan Sward: San Francisco immigration court a window to children’s crisis

SAN FRANCISCO – Rosa sits on a red vinyl chair with her two young sons close by and her 1-year-old daughter gurgling in her baby carriage in the federal immigration court’s waiting room. Rosa ended up here, she says, because a gang in her native El Salvador gave her a chilling choice: She had to allow her 10-year-old son, Tomas, to work for the gang or her family would be killed.

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