Family separation could have lifelong repercussions. Lourdes Salazar Bautista (second from left). CREDIT: The Quintana-Salazar family
On Tuesday, Lourdes Salazar Bautista, a Mexican immigrant mom with three U.S. citizen children, will board a plane from Michigan and be deported to a country she hasn’t seen in 20 years.
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The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) office has ordered the deportation of Salazar Bautista this week, and immigrant advocates have confirmed that she has a plane ticket to Mexico set for Tuesday.
Salazar Bautista came to the United States in 1997, but an immigration judge ordered her deported in absentia the following year. She said she never received the notice for her court date and its subsequent decision. When ICE detained her in 2010,
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