From Immigration Detention to Asylum Proceedings in the San Francisco Immigration Court

In order to escape severe violence and possible death in Guatemala, Roxana had to leave her little daughter behind.  Upon arrival in the United States, she was first held in a hielera and then in immigration detention for three months.  Now, even with the help of her attorney, and moving her case along as quickly as possible, Roxana will have to wait over three years for a chance to present her asylum case in immigration court. Watch the video above to get a glimpse of what an asylum seeker in immigration court proceedings goes through.