A Family Divided by 2 Words, Legal and Illegal

(Ángel Franco/The New York Times)
A Family Divided
By DAVID GONZALEZ

“For the father, the choice was obvious: An engineer with several jobs yet little money, he saw no future for his daughter and son in their struggling country, Ecuador. Eight years ago, he paid coyotes to smuggle him into Texas, then headed to New York, where his wife and children flew in as tourists, and stayed.”

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A Family Divided by 2 Words, Legal and Illegal