Liliana Cruz Mendez was deported Wednesday, June 14, and arrived in El Salvador the following day, according to CASA, a nonprofit group that represented Cruz Mendez.
After a recent pardon for driving without a license, a Falls Church, Virginia, woman could still be sent back as part of the federal government’s renewed effort to deport illegal immigrants with criminal records.
Immigrants are “under attack” during this presidential election year, according to the organizers of a rally and citizenship clinic planned in Arlington next week.
They come alone. They come in groups. They know it\’s against the
law, but the immigrants who come to the U.S. from El Salvador, Guatemala and other
Latin American countries say all they want is a chance at a better life.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.