ST. LOUIS — A young woman who immigrated to the U.S. with her family from Guadalajara, Mexico, remembers the 11 years of paperwork granting them legal status in the country as a “huge, painful [and] interesting process.”
In February, 20-year-old Sofía González was able to return to St. Louis, after U.S. immigration laws sent her away from her family and back to Mexico for nearly two years.
González told Catholic News Agency that she is happy now to be living the life she had hoped for while growing up in the United States.
“I finally have that after so many years,” she said. "Itʼs a blessing, and I have to remind myself what a blessing it is and how many other folks who are so...READ MORE