Woman, kids seeking asylum take sanctuary in Utah church

Woman, kids seeking asylum take sanctuary in Utah church

Vicky Chavez walks with Issabella, one of her daughters, in the First Unitarian Church in Salt Lake City. Chavez, a Honduran woman who came to the U.S. four years ago seeking asylum from an abusive boyfriend, says she’ll continue taking sanctuary in the Unitarian church where she’s been for the past six months.
Vicky Chavez, who is in sanctuary with her two daughters at the First Unitarian Church in Salt Lake City, is vowing to continue to fight for asylum. The family is among 44 people taking sanctuary in the U.S., according to information from Church World Service.

Woman, kids seeking asylum take sanctuary in Utah church

Vicky Chavez walks with Issabella, one of her daughters, in the First Unitarian Church in Salt Lake City. Chavez, a Honduran woman who came to the U.S. four years ago seeking asylum from an abusive boyfriend, says she’ll continue taking sanctuary in the Unitarian church where she’s been for the past six months.
Vicky Chavez, who is in sanctuary with her two daughters at the First Unitarian Church in Salt Lake City, is vowing to continue to fight for asylum. The family is among 44 people taking sanctuary in the U.S., according to information from Church World Service.

Woman, kids seeking asylum take sanctuary in Utah church

Vicky Chavez plays with daughter Issabella in the chapel of the First Unitarian Church in Salt Lake City. Issabella learned to walk in the church and celebrated an early first birthday there.

Woman, kids seeking asylum take sanctuary in Utah church

Vicky Chavez studies English in her room at the First Unitarian Church in Salt Lake City. Chavez, who is from Honduras, is seeking asylum from an abusive boyfriend.

Woman, kids seeking asylum take sanctuary in Utah church

Vicky Chavez watches daughter Yaretzi play the piano in the chapel of the First Unitarian Church in Salt Lake City.
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