. brenda alvarado separated from her 6-year-old son, jordy, for over a month. brenda and four other parents who spoke to cnn now facing what the trump administration promised was a process for reuniting with their kids. more parents like them getting out of detention every day. all of them now desperate to hold their children again. it's not right for them to detain my son, she says. he hasn't committed any crime. i don't know what to tell him. she visited her 10-year-old son being detained here in brownsville. they've been separated more than a month, despite having documents proving their relationship, officials here won't turn him over to his mother. i already gave them information and documents, she says, but they said they need fingerprints from all the people where i'm going to stay and that alone will take 15 days. after forcefully separating these parents from their kids, the trump administration is now telling them, they must fill out a 32-page application and background check to prove >> and any normal case we usually expect about a month before there can be reunification.