In recent months, many people from Central America have crossed the border and entered the United States. They often have to deal with poverty, violence or natural disasters in their own countries. In the United States, they want to live a better life.
9-year-old Emily also went alone. This is an arduous journey of more than 2,000 kilometers. Emily went to her mother Glenda. She moved to the United States 6 years ago, and Emely has never seen her since.
Until now, because Emely has found her mother.
It is still uncertain whether Emily will be allowed to stay in the United States. She and her mother are still waiting for the judge’s decision. But most likely it will.