Latino USA, Documented and Type Investigations Present: At The Mercy Of The Courts

May 13, 2020
4:45 PM
Originally published at Latino USA

Illustration by Alexander Charner.

In this episode, Latino USA partners up with Documented, a nonprofit news site that covers immigrants in New York City, to get a behind the scenes look at the experience of trying to navigate the immigration courts as an asylum-seeker under the Trump Administration. We follow the story of Wendy and Elvis, Guatemalan newlyweds who flee violent extortion threats only to find themselves in a maddening and punishing U.S. court system that is now the norm for immigrants seeking safety.

Read the full Latino USA story here.