ADDED ON: 02/04/2019

Migrants find refuge at lesbian-run shelter in Mexico border city

02/02/2019 | Washington Blade

Cindy Campos was washing clothes on a concrete washboard in the courtyard of Cobina Posada del Migrante, a migrant shelter in the Mexican border city of Mexicali, shortly after 4 p.m. on Jan. 27. Campos and her two children — her 6-year-old daughter Alexia and her 4-year-old son Dylan — and her sister arrived at the shelter the day before. Campos, 22, told the Washington Blade they fled Mexico’s Michoacán state after her partner was shot to death outside her home. “We fled mainly because of fear of what will happen to my children, to me,” she said.


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