As news reports this week tell us that parents of 545 children separated at the U.S. southern border cannot be found, we have much reason to lament and to repent of our xenophobia.

This is a spoken word piece I wrote that traces the injustice of family separation from biblical times to today. I tell four stories from the perspective of mothers. Each story is based on a true story. Fear of the stranger is costly.

“The Slaughter” Written & Performed by Quina Aragón

Directed by Jon Aragón

In partnership with The Immigration Coalition (this video premiered at The Immigration Coalition 2020 conference)

You can also watch this video on my Instagram