Photographed by Samantha Sais/Beyond the Border
Translation and Dubbing by Devlin Houser
Julio Bonilla, an undocumented immigrant, now works in New York City, where he has found a new life for himself, his wife and his American-born daughter.
Bonilla, 46, works at a Mexican food restaurant in a section of New York's East Harlem that is now unofficially considered "Little Mexico."
For more Beyond the Border stories, see this week's issue of the Weekly.