Honduran woman fights for asylum in Utah church

Posted: July 14, 2018 at 2:43 a.m.

Within the walls of Salt Lake City’s First Unitarian Church, Honduran Vicky Chavez plays with her daughter Issabella. Chavez says seeing fellow Central Americans separated from their children at the U.S.-Mexico border makes her intent on trying to fight to stay in the United States where her entire family lives.

A playground surrounded by a large shade tree stands right outside First Unitarian Church in Salt Lake City, where Vicky Chavez and her two young daughters have been taking sanctuary for the past six months.

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