October 16, 2016

'Doubly invisible' immigrants yearn for ID

HOUSTON (AP) - Laura Vanessa Gutierrez doesn't exist, at least on paper.

She is an undocumented immigrant from Mexico who was never issued a birth certificate. She's one of thousands, maybe tens of thousands, of U.S. residents not recognized by any nation. They are the so-called "doubly invisible."

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