Ximena was violently assaulted and raped in Mexico by cartel members. When she reported the incident to the local Mexican police, she became the target of one of the most violent cartels in Mexico. “The police told me that I would regret having filed the report and that I would [...]
Alfonso, like many Florence Project clients, was separated from his mother by thousands of miles, multiple borders, and many years. When Alfonso came to the U.S., he had no idea what the asylum process would entail. The only thing he knew was that he had not seen his mother in [...]
After suffering nearly fifteen years of physical and psychological abuse from her husband in Bolivia, Liliana separated from him. In the years that followed she struggled to make ends meet and support her children.
Eduard endured a turbulent childhood in Guatemala. When he was a baby, both his parents abandoned him to live with his grandparents. Around the age of eight, he went to live with his mother and stepfather.