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posted 11/14/2013

Our Univision series tells the story of a woman who quietly lived in a very violent relationship. Due to her undocumented status, she feared the authorities, she didn’t know where to find help, and mostly she was threaten to be deported if she said anything about her situation.

posted 07/26/2013

Why family members and schools should be paying attention to indicators of mental health problems in teenagers and their potential links to violent behavior.

posted 07/03/2013

I have worked in Arizona for over 14 years, and I have witness many families torn apart by immigration status. The most vulnerable are the children; I have seen them crying, angry, and feeling abandoned.

Karla Escamilla's Blog

Our Univision series tells the story of a woman who quietly lived in a very violent relationship.... more »
posted 11/14/13
Why family members and schools should be paying attention to indicators of mental health problems... more »
posted 07/26/13
I have worked in Arizona for over 14 years, and I have witness many families torn apart by... more »
posted 07/03/13

Karla Escamilla's Work

Living in the United States without a legal immigration status has millions of people living in shadows. They are confronted by mounting obstacles on a daily basis that provoke serious negative effects on their health, especially mental health.

There are millions of people live in United States without a legal immigration status. They face daily obstacles that have adverse effects on their mental health.

The fear of one’s immigration status leads many to stay silent and learn to accept unhealthy situations.