Identical twins. Identical asylum claims. Very different luck at the border

Twins separated
Dilcia Sabillon Aceituno, 40, and her son Anthony Leiva Sabillon, 12, cross the Paso del Norte International Bridge into El Paso for an asylum hearing in September.
(Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times)

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Molly Hennessy-Fiske has been a staff writer since 2006 in Washington, Los Angeles, Texas and overseas. A graduate of Harvard College, she spent a year as Middle East bureau chief before returning as Houston bureau chief.