Maria Hernandez runs Vela, a non-profit in Austin that helps children with disabilities. She says some undocumented parents are afraid of signing up for services for their citizen children.

Maria Hernandez runs Vela, a non-profit in Austin that helps children with disabilities. She says some undocumented parents are afraid of signing up for services for their citizen children.

Maria Hernandez runs Vela, a non-profit in Austin that helps children with disabilities. She says some undocumented parents are afraid of signing up for services for their citizen children.

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Maria Hernandez runs Vela, a non-profit in Austin that helps children with disabilities. She says some undocumented parents are afraid of signing up for services for their citizen children.