The photo has been called the US’s Alan Kurdi moment, referencing the photo of a three-old-boy washed up on a beach that became a defining moment of the Syrian refugee crisis.

Photo of Father and Daughter Drowned at US Border Causes Shock Waves
The photo, which shows the girl still clinging onto her father, was taken by journalist Julia Le Duc and published by Mexican newspaper La Jornada.
Juliette Owen-Jones is a journalist and editor at Morocco World News.