10 images Created 7 Dec 2010
Lupita Hernandez's Lawyer had summoned her to Albuquerque to deliver the bad news in person: Her application to become a legal U.S. resident had been denied. In an instant, with three pieces of paper, the life Lupita Hernandez had built in Santa Fe over 11 ears began to wobble. She no longer had the legal right to stay with the family she has created, she no longer feet free to take her two US born, American-citizen children to school or the doctor. She began to worry her family might be torn apart every time someone knocked on her door.