Avenatti shares letter from mother separated from 6-year-old
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Michael Avenatti on Tuesday shared a letter from an immigrant woman writing to her six-year-old son, from whom she says she was separated.

Avenatti, who also represents adult film actress Stormy Daniels in her lawsuit against President TrumpDonald John TrumpBusiness, ballots and battling opioids: Why the Universal Postal Union benefits the US Sanders supporters cry foul over Working Families endorsement of Warren California poll: Biden, Sanders lead Democratic field; Harris takes fifth MORE, said that his client, identified as Levis, has not had contact with her son Samir for over two weeks.

“They told her he was being taken for a “bath” & would be brought right back,” Avenatti said in a tweet. "He is a gentle boy and very attached to his mother. She is terrified."

In the letter, written in Spanish, the mother tells her son that she misses him very much and reassures him that what they are going through is temporary and that they will soon be reunited.


“I want to tell you that everything is going very well, I’m sorry for what is happening my son, this separation pains me in my soul, but I want you to know that I have not abandoned you,” the mother writes.

Levis tells her son that they will be reunited and reiterates how much she loves him while talking about all that they will do when they are together again.

“How much I miss you Samir, I want to let you know that very soon we will be together, so you can give me your hugs, I love you! I want to see you and tell you face-to-face that you are my pride, my drive, don’t worry my son, I am doing alright,” the mother wrote.

“I know that you are suffering because I know that you love me….My love, this is temporary,” she added.

In April, the Trump administration announced a "zero tolerance" immigration policy that required federal authorities to aggressively prosecute adults caught trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally. As a result, thousands of migrant children have been separated from their parents.

Attorney General Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsDemocrats headed for a subpoena showdown with White House House Democrats seeking Sessions's testimony in impeachment probe McCabe's counsel presses US attorney on whether grand jury decided not to indict MORE said the policy would lead to more family separations but also said it would deter future immigrants from trying to cross the border.