These LGBTQ+ migrants imagined a better life in the U.S.—did they find it?

Latin American migrants who made the grueling journey to the United States endure hate and loneliness as they wait for their asylum cases to be heard.

On July 27, 2021, Kataleya Nativi Baca makes her way to a laundromat in Leesburg, Virginia, where she rents a small room with another transgender migrant from Honduras. Days later, their landlord, who has hurled transphobic threats at them, forces them to leave.

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