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Migrants, families plead to ‘make America great through love,’ not hatred

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By Gina Christian • Posted September 25, 2019

School may be back in session, but for 15-year-old Cherilynn Chow, life is anything but normal.

Chow, a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Parish in South Philadelphia, is now tackling her classes and extracurricular activities without the support of her parents. The couple, who for the past 20 years have been active leaders in the local Indonesian Catholic community, were detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in July, and are now being held in separate prisons in York County.

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