Juarez City.- It was four days ago that Leticia Hernandez, 40, arrived at the border with her husband, Francisco Palma Lanuza, 47, to request political asylum in the country and give their children a better life away from their native Nicaragua. ,
“We come here to find a better life, a better solution and to be able to figure out how to move the family forward and try to improve financially, to help the children to advance in their studies We can get a better life here”, said the interviewer.
The couple has two children, ages 14 and 12, who lived in Nicaragua while their parents’ situation was resolved.
The woman said, “Thank God we are all right, the weather is quite cold but it is delicious all around.”
With few belongings in suitcases as well as little money but many expectations, Leticia and Francisco traveled by bus, and although the journey was long, they had no problems reaching Mexican land, he explained.
Although they were derived from the cold climate of this range, they recognize the warm hospitality of the Juárez community.
“Thank god everything went well, we didn’t face any problem; Mexico treated us well, thank God they received us well. “We want to stay here in Mexico, get papers and apply for political asylum to live here, we have no plans to go anywhere else,” Leticia said.
He explained that he arrived in the city at one of the migrant shelters and has met families who, unlike him, seek an opportunity in the United States.
She indicated that she intended to stay and live in Ciudad Juárez and seek opportunities to improve her situation here, and that perhaps in a few years her children could also find refuge with opportunities for study and employment at this border.
He described the Juárez community as charismatic people, and thanked the hospitality that the country had offered him since his arrival, as he received all kinds of assistance such as food, clothing, blankets and a roof to spend the night Is.
“He has treated us very well, he is very charismatic, he treats us very well and shares with those who need it,” said the woman.