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Family split at border reunites in San Diego

Aug 29, 2019 - Los Angeles Times

Annie Bwetu Kapongo cannot stop smiling.

Her husband -- who was separated from her and their seven children nearly two years ago when they asked for asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border after a grueling and perilous journey from their home in the Democratic Republic of Congo -- is finally home.

Constantin Bakala was released from immigration detention in Georgia and reunited with his family last week at San Diego International Airport.

"There was only joy, the pure joy of seeing my...