As the weeks have become months, Amanda’s despair is visceral: “Every day I say to myself, ‘When am I going to leave?’ Last night was a very difficult night. I felt like dawn would never come…. I felt like I couldn’t even breathe. I felt so alone, and so sad.” (Photo: Cinthya Santos Briones)
Cinthya Santos Briones, Laura Gottesdiener and Malav Kanuga of The Nation put together an absolute must-read on the trials and tribulations of Amanda Morales. Ever since Amanda Morales sought sanctuary in the Hollyrood Church on August 17, 2017 she has not seen the light of day for any meaningful length of time. The powerful story replete with a series of simply searing photographs paint a heart-breaking picture of what it means to be undocumented in Trump’s America.
Read more: It Has Been 210 Days Since Amanda Morales Last Saw the Sun | The Nation
Online campaign aids mother seeking sanctuary | Manhattan Times
Guatemalan Mother Spends 1st Month in Church ‘Living in Agony’ | Voices of NY
Request Denied | Manhattan Times
First refuge, now small reprieve | Manhattan Times
Told to Go Back to Guatemala, She Sought Sanctuary Instead | NY Times
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