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A Look At Immigration Through The Eyes Of Caprice Taylor Mendez

Immigration is a hot button issue. Deportation, the rate of incarceration of immigrants, sanctuary cities,and also children of undocumented parents and what is happening to them. Caprice Taylor Mendez is working with The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven to help these families. Her parents came to the Elm City from Guatemala to give her a better life, she is now working at the local and statewide levels with others t help families be able to stay in the U.S. Taylor Mendez became a U.S. citizen in 2001 and is very proud to live here. She describes the threats under which her family lived in her native Guatemala and the risks they took to get to America.