After 7hrs, I can now confirm:

Maria Meza & her kids — featured in this @Reuters image fleeing tear gas at the border last month — just filed for asylum.

They’re on American soil.@RepBarragan & I are still here observing conditions on the ground. #RefugeesWelcome @fams2gether pic.twitter.com/t8cEDRtGIQ

— Rep. Jimmy Gomez (@RepJimmyGomez) December 18, 2018