Día de los Muertos Altar Honors the Undocumented and Uninsured

Nov. 16, 2016 / By

Día de los Muertos was a day for families to honor their deceased loved ones. For the Sevilla family, that meant remembering the passing of Jesus, who lost his battle against a rare illness after being denied health coverage because he was undocumented.

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Elizabeth Campos

Elizabeth Campos is a journalism student at Cal State University Long Beach and is also minoring in political science. After living in Mexico for 15 years she now uses writing to understand what goes on around her and inform the community. Elizabeth likes going to concerts and trying out different types of food.