The boy stood at the window with clenched fists, watching a heavy rain fall on the overgrown yard outside. Three months earlier, the 5-year-old and his father had fled death threats in Guatemala, seeking asylum in the United States. Instead, Border Patrol agents had sent his dad to an immigration jail and Adonias to a children’s shelter in Chicago.
"‘I Want to Die’: Was a 5-Year-Old Drugged after Being Separated from His Dad at the Border?" is from the August 09, 2018 Immigration section of The Washington Post. It was written by Michael E. Miller and narrated by Sam Scholl.