“Oh my god, I can’t believe it. I’ve been waiting for this for so long.”
That was Marcela Catenas's reaction to news that President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration, announced Thursday night, might give her family a chance to step out of the shadows.
I met Mancera, originally from Mexico, at her small home in Richmond, California, along with her Argentinian husband, Gabriel. Squeezed between them on the couch sat Nicole, their 5-year-old daughter.