/ Modified jul 13, 2018 4:49 p.m.

Former Employee Shares Experiences Inside Shelter for Immigrant Children

Antar Davidson worked at the Southwest Key facility in Tucson for four months.

One deadline passed and another is weeks away for the Trump administration to reunite families separated as a result of the "zero tolerance" policy at the border. A federal judge ordered children 5 and under to be reunited with parents by July 10. Remaining children must be reunited by July 26.

After a recent tour of the Southwest Key immigration detention facility in Tucson, U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva said more than 70 of the estimated 300 children at the facility were separated from their families. Arizona 360 got a better idea of life in the inside from Antar Davidson, a former employee at the shelter. Davidson worked at the facility from February to June of this year.

"They were enforcing a very compassionless policy with these kids and I couldn't be a part of that," Davidson said.

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