Listen to Rachel Mazariego about her experience of family separation due to deportation.
These photos tell a story of strength and sorrow of a human being. This narrative brings attention to family separation due to deportation of immigrants.
People migrate to the U.S. with hopes to obtain a better life (The American Dream). Immigration in the U.S. is increasing yearly and families are being torn apart due to the lack of documentation. In 2015 about 11 million undocumented immigrants resided in the United States. Many of these undocumented immigrants come from Latin American countries with few laws to protect them.
Social issues are public health issues. What would you do if your family was separated?