Antonio Moreno, 57, father of Suyapa Moreno, 32, who came with her and her husband Javier Francisco Torres Orellana, 51, their four children, and her son 15 year-old son from a previous marriage. All eight of them came together from Saba, in the Colon Department of Honduras. The family entered Mexico with the Migrant Caravan in October and spent four months in Chiapas.
“There was no security from the government, no employment opportunities. We came to prevent any kind of crime from happening to us.”
Antonio Moreno, 57, padre de Suyapa Moreno, 32, quien vino con ella y su esposo Javier Francisco Torres Orellana, 51, sus cuatro hijos, y su hijo de 15 anos de un matrimonio anterior. Todos ellos llegaron desde Saba, Departamento de Colon, en Honduras. La familia entro a Mexico con la caravana migrante en octubre and pasaron cuatro meses en Chiapas.
“No havia seguridad del govierno, no hay oportunidad de empleo. Venimos para prevenir cualquier tipo de crimen contra nosotros.”
The Faces of Immigration Project is a 40 Day photo journal series used to highlight the stories of all Immigrants. The project is meant to shed light on some of the many reasons people have for immigrating to the U.S. Statements and stories have been edited for content, clarity, and brevity and may not reflect the entirety of an Immigrant’s reasons for immigrating to the United States.
By Paul Ratje