HOMESTEAD, Fla. — For Nora Sandigo, Friday night is playtime with the kids.
“You hold her like she’s your own,” Sandigo said. “I love each one of my children.”
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Her “children” are from so-called “mixed-status” families.
The kids are citizens, born in the U.S., but the parents are undocumented immigrants, many facing the threat of deportation. There are hundreds of thousands of them in immigrant communities like Homestead, Florida, where Sandigo has done something remarkable.
Nina Sandigo helps children who are U.S. citizens, but their parents are undocumented.
She’s become the legal guardian, not just for this group — but for 1,029 kids in total.
Sandigo spends every day fielding calls from worried parents
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