Heidi Games Garcia, who was declared dead after trying to hang himself, was dropped out of life support on Thursday and died shortly afterwards, the family said.
Her father, Manuel Games, had not seen Haydie in four years since he sent her from his hometown in Honduras to the United States. Heidi received asylum in the US, as did his father's sister, Zola, now 21.
But Games has been repeatedly rejected by immigration authorities
Heidi was desperate to be separated from his father before suicide attempts.
They met again last week, but it was not the unification they imagined; Gamesh squeezed the hand of his only child while Haydie was lying motionless with a breathing tube in a hospital bed in Queens, New York. He said he did this because he had seen many children in the hospital who needed them.
"Now that my daughter is no longer here, at least one more life can shine," Gamez told CNN Univision. "I hope someday to meet the man who will have his heart." , "according to the US Immigration and Customs Execution Order (ICE), and he must return to Texas on July 27 to face deportation." I'm sorry I could not be there … I never wanted to they leave. "
Looking for a safer life
Hayden's short life is a reminder of the human sacrifice of the ongoing immigration crisis at the US-Mexico border and beyond. He says he moved to New York as an illegal immigrant when Heidi was about one, leaving her with his parents in Honduras. He has worked for several years on Long Island, where his sister, Jessica, has settled down after receiving her asylum. extortion, which they called "military taxes," shot and killed the 59-year-old man on the street. After Gamed's mother's health quickly deteriorated, he said he was worried about who cared for Haydie and his younger sister, Zoela. Both have been granted asylum.
The United States. She learned English for less than a year, was able to study at school and enjoyed listening to music and visiting a local Chinese buffet.
Heidi talked to her father almost every day, and she longed for him to join her. The first twice was detained and sent back to Honduras. The third time was only last month.
"Heidi always asked," When is Papi coming? "Says Jessica Games," I will tell her she will be patient. We do everything we can. "With her daughter shortly before her last crossing, ICE said the immigration authorities detained Games on June 1 near Sarita, Texas," she was crying, Papi, you will never do it, they always catch you "he says. – I promised her, "Daughter, this is the last time I try and God will give me a chance." But they caught me again. "
Gameses' striving to join his daughter in the suburbs of New York precedes the Trump administration's firm stance on implementing immigration, including family break-up at the border, and forcing some asylum seekers to stay in Mexico while their  Gamez's lawyer told Univision on Monday that they had requested help from Sens Kirsten Gillibrand and Chuck Schumer and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who are planning to file a petition to allow Gamez to remain in the US
Gamez said that his life had gone and he hopes that US officials will be able to see that he can not continue to live there
Gemz has been present on his daughter's buddy on Monday and will bury her on Tuesday
CNN Laura Ly, Jessica Prater and translator Sandra Sanchez contributed to this report