After giving birth to her son earlier this week, Eva Longoria is enjoying every moment of the early days of motherhood. But as she holds her baby in her arms, she can't help but think of the mothers at the center of America's immigration crisis . The new mom took to Instagram to post a statement so many parents have posted in recent days: "Families belong together."
an executive order intended to "maintain family unity" for parents and children who cross the border together, but it did not address how families who are already separated might be reunited.
filing a lawsuit against U.S. government agencies for Mejia-Mejia to be reunited with her son Darwin. The images of the pair's reunion at the Baltimore-Washington International Airport in Maryland illustrate the undeniable power of the maternal bond mothers—including Longoria—feel, and how heartbreaking it is to have that bond severed. It's a pain Longoria, and many of us, cannot comprehend, and one Mejia-Mejia will hopefully never have to feel again. According to the Associated Press , Mejia-Mejia says she's not going to be away from Darwin again, and the mother and son will now be living together in Texas pending a decision on her asylum claim.