Michelle Wiley

The World
Dora Melara is an attorney working for Justice in Motion, a US-based nonprofit. She took a road trip recently to track down some family members separated at the US border.

This Honduran lawyer reunites families separated at the US-Mexico border. It involves difficult road trips — and detective work.


So far, much of the burden of finding families has been on nonprofits and lawyers like Dora Melara, who often start with very little information and have to rely on the kindness of strangers to track people down. 

A child is passed over a border wall to the arms of a man wearing jeans, a red cap and tan sweatshirt.

The pain of family separations is still being felt. What could Biden do?