Column (New York)
May 21, 2018
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Tags: Deportation, Immigration Process
Organizations mentioned/involved: Legal Aid Society (New York City)
He is now facing deportation based on three drug convictions and a “possession of stolen property” charge, the most recent of which was in 2002. Thanks to his immigration attorney at The Legal Aid Society in New York, though, Herrera has since discovered he may have been a citizen all along.
“Everything I’ve found out about myself has been since I’ve been here,” Herrera said, in a recent interview at the New York City immigration court. “There are so many things about my family I didn’t know.”