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A Parent Deported; U.S. Citizen Kids, Spouse Struggle to Cope

This Aug. 14, 2012 photo shows [U.S. citizen] Rony Molina holding a photo of his wife in his home in Stamford, Conn. Molina's wife, Sandra Payes Chacon, was deported to Guatemala in 2010, leaving Molina alone to care for their three children, all American citizens. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill) "Alexis...

Massachusetts Native, Deported for Ten Years, Sues for $12 Million

"The U.S. Constitution requires neither that Robert nor anyone else do something impossible, i.e., recall first-hand the details of her birth, nor that one have legal expertise on the nuances of deportation and citizenship laws. And yet that is exactly what the government is demanding when it deports...

Deported U.S. Citizen Finally Gets Passport Back

"After being deported from JFK Airport, stuck in exile and later detained by immigration officials, U.S. citizen Blanca Maria Alfaro is relieved to have a passport again. "This isn't fair, all of this that they have done to me. I wouldn't want it to happen to anyone else," said...

Fed. Court Won't Dismiss Lawsuit Against CBP by Deported U.S. Citizen Girl

"In 2011, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), a component of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), unlawfully detained a 4-year-old [U.S. citizen] girl when she arrived at Dulles Airport in Virginia, deprived her of any contact with her parents, and then sent her back to Guatemala. The...

Man with U.S. Birth Certificate Deported to Mexico

"A birth certificate is a basic document used to determine citizenship but it was not enough to keep Luis Jaquez in the United States. "They deported me," said Jaquez, 24 who is now living in a small house on a dirt street with his mother and other siblings in Anapra, a border community...

No Apologies, But Feds Pay $350K to Deported American Citizen

Professor/blogger Jacqueline Stevens writes : " Andres Robles was 19 years old in 2008 when Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents in Louisiana ignored his claims of U.S. citizenship, as well as their own files that readily affirm this status, and deported him to Mexico for three years...