Community Leaders Speak With Congresswoman About Immigration
Right here in Michiana, one of the thousands of displaced immigrant children is now calling Elkhart home. His journey has not been an easy one, and his story is what brought community leaders to Congresswoman Jackie Walorski's office, pleading for her to help and take action. With help from ABC 57 producer Stephanie Sanyour, we're sharing one Elkhart family's story.
"Hay muchas cosas malas"
"Ahi matan gente a la par de mi casa"
"Me daba miedo"
(Translaton: There are very many bad things. They killed people, just by my house. I was very afraid)
"Allá a uno lo matan hasta por cien pesos, la delincuencia está mala, y la policia no hace nada."
(Translation: Over there they kill you for just ten dollars. Crimes are horrible, and the cops don't do anything)
(Translation: He would tell me that he could see when robbers were attacking people, that he could see dead bodies in the morning, and that was everyday)