What's it like to live in a family with mixed immigration status?


What's it like to live in a family with mixed immigration status?

Are you in a family that has mixed immigration status? It's a common situation in Southern California, but seldom mentioned outside the family.

What’s it like to be part of a family where some are U.S. citizens or have legal status and others could be arrested or deported? What insecurities arise at work and school? Are there things your family can’t do that others take for granted? How does mixed immigration status change the lines of authority within a family? How do you protect one another?

Help KPCC understand how a mix of immigration statuses works within the same family. Responses are confidential, and seen only by journalists. Nothing published without your permission.