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.
The case of a Falls Church woman facing deportation served as a rallying cry for protesters who gathered outside of the White House on Thursday to call for more humane immigration enforcement. Twenty of them were arrested.
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.
A mother of two in Fairfax County has been detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers after a routine check-in Thursday stemming from a 2013 traffic misdemeanor.
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.