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"Hector Barajas is opening up his home to serve as a safe house for deported veterans like himself, stranded in Mexico, far from the country they served." - Jessica Weisberg, Oct. 13, 2012 .
"Serving in the military can help immigrants gain U.S. citizenship. But vets who commit crimes may find themselves deported despite their service to the country. Latino USA speaks with a vet awaiting deportation and with filmmaker John Valadez, currently...
"Milton Tepeyac, who served eight years as a U.S. Marine, scrapes by on $3 an hour in this northern Mexican city, where he has lived since the U.S. government deported him in April.
His rented room floods when it rains. Scorpions skitter in. To...
ACLU, July 6, 2016 - "The federal government’s failure to help naturalize immigrants serving in the U.S. military has led to the deportation of untold numbers of veterans, all of whom were entitled to become citizens because of their service...
"Veterans returning from the Iraq and
Afghanistan wars may find jobs operating satellite communications,
blimps and other surveillance technologies stateside for border control,
a Homeland Security Department official said Wednesday."...