Security guards from Akima Global Services, a third-party contracted to guard the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children, prepare for a protest in front of the shelter on Saturday, June 23, 2018. Protesters and civil rights activists from across South Florida later participated in the ‘March to Free the Children Held in Detention’ in response to undocumented children being separated from their parents.
Security guards from Akima Global Services, a third-party contracted to guard the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children, prepare for a protest in front of the shelter on Saturday, June 23, 2018. Protesters and civil rights activists from across South Florida later participated in the ‘March to Free the Children Held in Detention’ in response to undocumented children being separated from their parents. Ellis Rua ERua@miamiherald.com
Security guards from Akima Global Services, a third-party contracted to guard the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children, prepare for a protest in front of the shelter on Saturday, June 23, 2018. Protesters and civil rights activists from across South Florida later participated in the ‘March to Free the Children Held in Detention’ in response to undocumented children being separated from their parents. Ellis Rua ERua@miamiherald.com

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July 12, 2018 07:00 AM