Girl who fueled opposition to splitting families joins mom

  • Cindy Madrid, from El Salvador, and her 6-year-old daughter Allison walk into a news conference in Houston on Friday, July 13, 2018, to discuss their reunion after being separated at the U.S.-Mexico border. (AP Photo/John L. Mone)

  • Allison, 6, and her mother Cindy Madrid share a moment during a news conference, Friday, July 13, 2018, in Houston. The press conference, the mother and daughter spoke about the month and one day they were separated under the President Donald Trump administration immigration policy that has separated families attempting to claim asylum in the United States. (Marie D. De Jes’s/Houston Chronicle via AP)

HOUSTON — A 6-year-old girl from El Salvador who became a face of the Trump administration’s practice of separating immigrant families at the border has been reunited with her mother.