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Suing to retain the right to live in America : Immigrants abused as children by their parents fight denial of special status by the Trump administration.

Jan 02, 2019 - Los Angeles Times

When Alex thinks about her childhood in Guerrero, Mexico, she remembers the abuse.

There was the time her mother threatened to burn her hands on the stove because she had cried after being hit. And the time her mother didn't get her medical treatment after she caught her finger in a steel gate. Or the many times she had to beg neighbors for food because her mother punished her by not feeding her.

Now a 22-year-old Cal State Fullerton student studying animation, Alex moved to San Dieg...