Convincing My Mom to Get Her Papers

Community Engagement, Fellow, Legal Services Team

"It was so difficult to convince my mom to go through without me. She felt like she was failing me. I told her, ‘No, mom. It’s the system that continues to fail us."

Not everyone in a family may be eligible for an immigration remedy. Mitzia Martinez shares how she convinced her mom to apply for an immigration option even though she (Mitzia) wouldn’t be able to benefit from that option.