"I think it's a moment to be tougher, and I wanted to set the example to my girls," she said. "I wanted them to remember this time to let them know their mom isn't scared."
But Gonzalez's hopes for his daughters are a bit simpler.
"You know, when we're across the land and we see what other children go through, [it's important] to know that our children are safe," he said.
"And as far as what I can do, [it] is just [to] guide them along, to [let them] be what they can be and know what this country has to offer."