‘A Border Control Official Sexually Abused Me’

by Laura Gottesdiener

n a recent Tuesday afternoon, Aura Hernández drew a bath for her daughter in a makeshift bathroom tucked inside the boiler room of a Manhattan church. The water was warm, but the toddler still shivered as she stood inside her inflatable hot-pink tub. Hernández smiled at the girl, Camila Guadalupe, and chuckled.

“You know how it feels—the first time in a new place,” she said. “Everything is different. It’s an adjustment.” Read more.

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