➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway
US: How I Found Myself in the Middle of a Difficult Immigration Trial
Pop Sugar – October 09, 2017
All the while, Maria was facing down her own demons. Immigration was looking to deport her. Her mother’s boyfriend had been accused of molesting her, so she couldn’t live with her mother, which meant detention was her only option. Into all this stepped a lawyer named Michelle Abarca, who agreed to take her case. She argued that under a US law governing refugee children, Maria could qualify for a visa.