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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.