Romero developed enemies in El Salvador's right-wing government for his outspoken opposition to violence and widespread popularity. He was shot dead by a sniper in 1980.
"She cannot read or write even in her own language. So when you hand her a boarding pass, she's trusting that it's the right boarding pass," her daughter said.
President Donald Trump's "shithole countries" comment during last month's immigration meetings with Congressmembers plays a key role in the lawsuit.
"Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?"
The Trump administration said this week that it's too dangerous for Americans to travel to El Salvador — even as it announced plans to deport more than a quarter-of-a-million Salvadoran refugees back there next year.
The Trump Administration's decision Monday to end deportation protection for El Salvadoran refugees who fled gang violence and natural disasters will tear apart nearly 200,000 families.
Immigrants are now more fearful of the law enforcement agency than the gang.
Angel Ramos, 36, is accused of stabbing a woman in his moving car several times with a flathead screwdriver in northeast Colorado last week.
If TPS is eliminated, the U.S. gross domestic product would suffer a $164 billion hit over the next decade, according to the Center for American Progress.
The exact cause is still a mystery, though a prime suspect has been named.
A top MS-13 leader was secretly recorded urging the leaders of regional MS-13 gangs to work together, cautioning them about snitches and ordering them to send money back to gang leadership in El Salvador, according to an indictment unsealed Thursday.
MS-13 is among gangs categorized as the biggest threat to public safety based on relationships with Mexican cartels and high levels of violence and transnational crime.
When ICE deprived an El Salvadorian of her diabetes medicine, the U.S. became more dangerous than the country she fled.
"We can devastate this gang. We're going after them," the U.S. attorney general has said. "We're not going to allow them to terrorize people with this violence."
Abortion in El Salvador has been illegal since 1998.
It was a remarkable day in the gang-plagued central American nation.
President Salvador Ceren has vowed to reduce the murder rate in one of the world's deadliest countries.
In Zika-prone countries, women are told to stop getting pregnant but don't have access to contraceptives and face prison time for abortion.
Violence has risen steadily in El Salvador since a 2012 truce between the country's two main gangs began to fall apart in 2014.
Alfredo Pacheco, El Salvador's record cap-winner, was shot dead on Sunday morning according to authorities.