PROJECTS: Separation of Families: 2252996

{quote}Lorena,{quote} sits in the chapel at the Senda De Vida Casa Del Emigrante, a center that houses immigrant families seeking shelter before crossing the border, on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in the border town of Reynosa, Mexico.   {quote}Lorena,{quote} whose family has been staying at the center since March, said she and her family tried to cross to the U.S. when they first arrived but had some problems.  The family of six fled Honduras in hopes of being granted asylum in the United States, but has since decided to postpone another attempt to cross for fear of being separated from their children.  {quote}Lorena,{quote} says, they can’t go back because of the violence, they can’t go forward because of U.S. Policies, and Mexico is not somewhere they can stay indefinitely.  AMANDA VOISARD/AMERICAN-STATESMAN
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"Lorena," sits in the chapel at the Senda De Vida Casa Del Emigrante, a center that houses immigrant families seeking shelter before crossing the border, on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in the border town of Reynosa, Mexico. "Lorena," whose family has been staying at the center since March, said she and her family tried to cross to the U.S. when they first arrived but had some problems. The family of six fled Honduras in hopes of being granted asylum in the United States, but has since decided to postpone another attempt to cross for fear of being separated from their children. "Lorena," says, they can’t go back because of the violence, they can’t go forward because of U.S. Policies, and Mexico is not somewhere they can stay indefinitely. AMANDA VOISARD/AMERICAN-STATESMAN