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Tug-of-Love: Immigrant Mom Loses Effort to Regain Son Given to US Parents

Published: Aug 1, 2012 2:30 pm By: BRIAN ROSS and ANGELA M. HILL

"In a controversial case that involved the rights of illegal immigrants and their young children, a Guatemalan mother lost her effort today to get back the five-year old son who was taken away from her after her arrest on immigration charges and put up for adoption in Missouri despite her objections.

A Missouri judge ruled the boy should stay with the Missouri couple, Melinda and Seth Moser, who took him into their home five years ago while his mother was in federal custody, where she attempted in vain to oppose the adoption proceedings."

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