Waiting in Pinole: A Mother’s and Son's Migrant Caravan Journey to the Bay Area

18 min
Veronica Aguilar speaks by phone with an immigrant detainee on Oct. 25, 2018 in Pinole, Calif. Aguilar keeps a cardboard box in her bedroom with over a hundred letters she's received from immigrants in detention. (Farida Jhabvala Romero/KQED)

Veronica Aguilar crossed the U.S.-Mexico border seeking asylum from El Salvador earlier this year. She's staying with a host family in Pinole while she waits for an immigration court hearing. Today, one family's story of immigration.

Guest: Farida Jhabvala Romero, KQED immigration and equity reporter