When Donald Trump announced he was running for president in a 2015 speech calling Mexican immigrants criminals and rapists, Rachel McCormick declared to her husband, Irvi Cruz, “If he wins, we’re leaving.”
She was a U.S.-born high school teacher from the Philadelphia suburbs; he was a doting stay-at-home father who had immigrated illegally from Oaxaca, Mexico.
"Mexico or America? A Couple, One of Them Undocumented, Weigh the Risks of Where to Live" is from the January 16, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Caitlin Dickerson and narrated by Caroline Miller.