In Trump's America

Laura López: ‘It's harder than people think, to pack up your bags and leave’

Laura López is married to a US citizen and has two US-born children. She is undocumented and hopes that her Utah community — including her Mormon church — will support her.

About Laura López

Immigration status Undocumented DACA recipient
Country of birth Mexico
Location Provo, Utah
Age 29

Reporting by Monica Campbell and Angilee Shah

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