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Young woman in plain room, dirt floor, holding birth certificate
Yazmin Méndez Márquez was born in Georgia in 1993. She now lives in Michoacan, Mexico and had to claim to be Mexican to enroll in school. Now, she’s having a hard time claiming her birthright citizenship in the United States.
Credit: Emily Green/PRI