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a Slewo, who was detained by US immigration officials for nine months in 2017 and 2018, cried while his daughter Ashourina Slewo, 23, sat at the family's dining room table.Erin Clark for the Boston Globe

The kettle steamed in the background as a familiar yet painful argument began to boil over between father and daughter in the Slewo home last Inauguration Day.

“My president is going to be good for the Christians and the economy,” Warda Slewo, an ardent Donald Trump fan, told his daughter, Ashourina Slewo, in her small kitchen in the eastern suburbs of Detroit on Jan. 20, 2017.

“Your president is a racist,” Ashourina shot back. “I can’t look at your face when you’re saying that his plan for the economy outweighs the horrible things he’s saying about humans.”

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