Mama and her boys need us!
This mother came from Guatemala to the United States with her two young children fleeing domestic violence. There is a community group of caring individuals who are supporting her with friendship, transportation, babysitting, funds, and resources as she navigates our immigration system. The Allies are part of that group.
She has had an asylum case open with USCIS (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services) since summer 2017 and has an immigration lawyer overseeing her case. The status of her asylum claim is still pending; even as the immigration landscape continues to shift under our current administration, we remain hopeful.
This family has made so much progress toward independence during their time here. Mom learned to drive and has her driver’s license, a social security number, a work permit, and a part time job in SLO, as well as paid online translation work. But even with this progress, the cost of childcare takes up all of her new income, making basic expenses such as paying rent a big challenge.
Please consider helping us as we continue to support this family and raise money for legal fees, living expenses and childcare. We ask that you consider making a 6-month commitment of $25 per month, but are grateful for any donation of any duration that you can make.
If you would like to set up a recurring donation, simply check the box under the donation amount that says "Make My Donation Monthly Recurring", and select the number of months you would like for it to recur. You can cancel, extend, or change the amount of a recurring donation or method of payment at any time by contacting Allies for Immigration Justice, SLO County at:
We are deeply grateful for your generosity.