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Children risking their lives to be smuggled over border

Children risking their lives to be smuggled over border

Poverty and gang violence were the reality for 13-year-old Sylvia Marroquin, until the murder of her 8th grade teacher was the final straw. The murder led her to make the dangerous trek across the border in search of a better life.

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Children risking their lives to be smuggled over border

Poverty and gang violence were the reality for 13-year-old Sylvia Marroquin, until the murder of her 8th grade teacher was the final straw. The murder led her to make the dangerous trek across the border in search of a better life. VPC