In late July, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement took a Guatemalan-born woman who has lived in the U.S. since she was 3 from into custody. The L.A. woman’s family suspects a pot bust from decades ago is behind her t predicament.
Her story isn’t as jaw-dropping as the Wisconson man who, despite living most of his life in the state, was sent to Cambodia for getting bud in the mail.
- Telemundo ran iphone footage of a neighbor asking for a signed order from authorities, who whisked her into an unmarked car. The tweet has 113 views. The neighbor’s son said, “Just like that in five minutes… they took her… Boom. Just like that, in unmarked cars and they tell you, ‘We don’t have to show you anything.’ They just leave a note, a number to call.”
- Sothy Kum’s deportation left his wife and child in Sun Praire, Wisconsin. And if their stories don’t leave you bummed enough, consider the 26-year-old Anaheim DREAMer who traveled south of our border to fulfill green card obligations, admitted to smoking pot years ago, and has been barred from returning to his Orange County wife and family.