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Deporting Love: A Married Couple’s Journey to Stay in the United States

On November 28, 2005, Enrique Gonzalez walked across the border to pursue a safe and prosperous life in the U.S. Afraid of gang recruitment in El Salvador and seeking to escape to a safe place with opportunities to work to help himself and his family, after two days of processing and detention, he was taken (by immigration officials) to a Texas bus station where he was left to find his way in what would become his new home, the United States of America. Thirteen years later, with a U.S. Immigration approved marriage to a citizen, Enrique is being deported.

In the January 2017 Executive Order, Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States, the Trump administration laid out a much wider dragnet authorizing and empowering ICE in the deportation of undocumented.  Unlike the discretion of the Obama Administration, as evidenced in the 2011 Memo, which exercised a great deal of flexibility the Trump Administration's laser-sharp focus is on the numbers! Every undocumented …

NEWS: Deporting Love - Facing Danger

A must see video regarding the real dangers of returning to El Salvador. Are we heading to harm's way as we prepare to head to El Salvador? Our marriage would not be acknowledge nor our lifestyle accepted. I, being the white guy, may be the target of extortion or gang violence. You be the judge. Whatever it is however, the Trump administration's zero tolerance policy could be sending us into life-threatening danger but,Trump and the GOP don't care. Still in shock that we are living in fear, losing everything, and being outcast by many heartless people. I struggle to comprehend. Please watch. Very informative.

Torn from their families and deported to a gang-ravaged homeland

They are grown men, torn from their families, some sweating still in the thick tracksuits given to them by United States deportation officials in order to bear the chill of the air-conditioned jets and coaches of their forced transportation. Still dazed from the roughly 4,000-kilometer journey, they do not really know where they are, or what lies ahead.

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