Guatemalan migrant Ledy Perez embraces her son, Anthony, while praying to ask a member of the Mexican national guard to let them cross into the US, as seen from Ciudad Juarez. Photo: Reuters Guatemalan migrant Ledy Perez embraces her son, Anthony, while praying to ask a member of the Mexican national guard to let them cross into the US, as seen from Ciudad Juarez. Photo: Reuters
Guatemalan migrant Ledy Perez embraces her son, Anthony, while praying to ask a member of the Mexican national guard to let them cross into the US, as seen from Ciudad Juarez. Photo: Reuters
US immigration

Heartbreaking photo of mother begging Mexican soldier becomes symbol of migrant struggle

  • Viral images show Ledy Perez sobbing as she pleads with an armed guard to let her and her son, 6, cross the US-Mexico border

Topic |   US immigration
Guatemalan migrant Ledy Perez embraces her son, Anthony, while praying to ask a member of the Mexican national guard to let them cross into the US, as seen from Ciudad Juarez. Photo: Reuters Guatemalan migrant Ledy Perez embraces her son, Anthony, while praying to ask a member of the Mexican national guard to let them cross into the US, as seen from Ciudad Juarez. Photo: Reuters
Guatemalan migrant Ledy Perez embraces her son, Anthony, while praying to ask a member of the Mexican national guard to let them cross into the US, as seen from Ciudad Juarez. Photo: Reuters
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