We Had a Safe Trip

Three mothers share their art expression about their journey. Gracias a Dios.             We had a safe trip. I came with two of my children.             They are 12 and 13. My oldest child stayed in Honduras.             She is 21. I am worried for my family there.             Every day their lives are in... Continue Reading →

Trying To Get My Family Together

Trying To Get My Family Together My husband lives in Dallas. My son is in El Salvador.             He is a U.S. citizen. Immigration forced him back to El Salvador.             My husband is here.             He is a U.S. citizen. Our daughter made the trip with me.             She is 2-1/2 years old. We... Continue Reading →

Will We Be Locked Up Forever?

Created by a mother while detained (ultimately for 13 months with three children). I had a court date Monday.             Two days ago. The judge will not deport me.             But the judge will not release me. We have been locked up a long time.             Seven months. I have three children.             They are... Continue Reading →

My Son is Almost of Age

I brought my son here to escape the gangs.             My son is almost of age.             The gangs will take him. I left my daughter in El Salvador.             Please protect my daughter.             Please protect my son. We are asking for asylum.                                     Mother 12-31-14

Discouraged and Depressed

I have been in family detention             four months. My daughter doesn’t eat much. She doesn’t like the food.             It is unfamiliar to her. * I feel discouraged and depressed.             It is taking too long. At my last court hearing The judge did not set another court date. The judge did not set... Continue Reading →

Soften the Judge’s Heart

A mother writes a symbolic letter to the president asking for help. Soften the Judge’s Heart Please pray for me.             Ask God To soften the judge’s heart. * We have been in family detention             Six months. My children are ages 10, 9, and 3. My youngest child             has never met his father.... Continue Reading →

Extortion & Death Threats

Extortion & Death Threats Since March 2015             I have had so many problems.             Extortion.             Death Threats. The gangs threatened             To take me.             To take my son. If I did not give them the money             I earn from my job in sales. I am the sole provider for my son.... Continue Reading →

Welcome to the USA

Christ Strengthens Me. I came with my daughter.             She is 11 years old. We arrived here Wednesday. Last Friday we arrived at the             Border Station. * It was very cold.             We slept on the floor.             It was hard and cold. We ate warm burritos             morning * lunch * and again... Continue Reading →

My First Week in the USA

Crossing the river took             approximately one hour. Then I arrived at immigration.             We were looking for them But they found us first. * They took 9 of us in some cars             to the hielera. The night passed.             We had no food.             Nothing. In the morning they gave us             bread... Continue Reading →

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