SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) —
Immigration rights supporters are expressing concern Wednesday over the deportation of a Dreamer.
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The Customs and Border Protection Service deported 23 year old Juan Manuel Montes in February, but his case was just uncovered.
A lawsuit has been filed against the agency, and attorneys for Montes say they’re tired of waiting to hear back from the federal government.
Montes’ attorneys say he is the first DACA recipient to be deported under the Trump Administration.
“We’re looking for answers. We haven’t gotten them for weeks and weeks, despite repeated requests to the federal government,” Nora Preciado with the National Immigration Law Center said.
Montes had been protected under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy – a status for undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children.
But, attorneys say he was deported in the middle of the night without access to a lawyer back in February.
The Department of
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