a woman lights a sparkler in Mexico with her friends

What's next for these transgender asylum seekers stranded in Mexico?

“If I return to my country, I would fear for my life." For Honduran women, a harrowing journey ends in a months-long limbo at the U.S. border.

Kataleya Nativi Baca, a transgender Honduran seeking asylum in the U.S., holds a sparkler on December 25, 2020, as her boyfriend, Angel M. Mejia Ortiz, and their friend Ondina Flores, also a Honduran migrant, look on. Light-hearted moments are rare for those waiting in limbo in Tijuana, Mexico.

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