During her long wait at Casa del Migrante Ciudad Juarez, María as an applicant for international protection, tells us the reasons for her expulsion from Honduras.

“We lived in Tegucigalpa, the flower of the field number 1, but unfortunately there, in that place, one depends on the “maras”, we have no authority that defends us, we have nothing, we are exposed… we are looking out for ourselves! And right now what I did was save my self and save my son. I cannot return to my country because we face a great threat…”