LGBTQ Guatemalan couple begin a new life in Phoenix

Iris del Carmen Flores, left, and her wife, Yadira Mendez Barrientos, are living in metro Phoenix with their dogs. They have been granted asylum in the U.S. (Photo by Kalle Benallie/Cronkite News)

By Kalle Benallie

PHOENIX – Dogs barked in the distance as a knock came on the door of the home shared by Iris del Carmen Flores and her partner, Yadira Mendez Barrientos. It was the middle of the night Dec. 2. The women opened their […]

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