2013 - The Wall Street Journal

Long Road to Long Island

When Seferino Cotzojay left home at the age of 15, he told his mother that he was seeking "a better future" than he envisioned for himself in Guatemala. He made it as far as the Arizona border, where he was apprehended by the Immigration and Naturalization Service and taken to a youth shelter for undocumented minors. He lived there until he turned 18.

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