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[10 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
Undocumented victims of domestic violence weigh seeking help against risk of deportation

by Leighton Akio Woodhouse
March 29 2017
Courtesy The Intercept
M. AND HER former partner met in 2004 at the frozen food factory where they both worked in Los Angeles. Like M., he was an undocumented immigrant from Mexico. When they started going out, he was generous. M. had a son from a prior relationship, and her partner would bring food to her house, as if he cared for both of them. In retrospect, M. recalls, it seemed like an act.

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[10 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
Undocumented husband of Indiana Trump supporter deported to Mexico

by Mayra Cuevas
April 6, 2017
Courtesy CNN

Helen Beristain voted for Donald Trump even though she is married to an undocumented immigrant.

In November, she thought Trump would deport only people with criminal records — people he called “bad hombres” — and that he would leave families intact.
“I don’t think ICE is out there to detain anyone and break families, no,” Beristain told CNN affiliate WSBT in March, shortly after her husband, Roberto Beristain was detained by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement.