It was late 2015 when Guerline Jozef received a phone call about a group of Haitians seeking asylum at the United States border, which seemed strange to her at the time. A leader in Southern California’s small Haitian community, Jozef had never worked with migrant populations, she recalled.
Curious, she drove more than 100 miles from her Orange County, California, home to Tijuana, Mexico. There, she spoke with 12 Haitian youth and learned about their journeys.
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