Skip to comments.Deported: End of the line for undocumented Oakland couple
Posted on 08/17/2017 8:27:05 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
SAN FRANCISCO The much-publicized saga of Highland Hospital nurse Maria Sanchez and her husband Eusebio, who for the last 15 years had sought to obtain green cards and remain in the U.S. legally, ended with hugs and tears Wednesday night before the undocumented couple boarded a flight bound for their native Mexico.
They had booked their flight Tuesday after receiving word that a final attempt to delay their deportation had been denied by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
The couple is now prohibited from returning to the U.S. for a decade, when they can begin the process all over again, according to federal law.
Today I am going to leave, as I promised to do, Maria Sanchez calmly told reporters and photographers gathered near a United Airlines check-in counter at San Francisco International Airport after the family arrived around 9:15 p.m. But its hard to leave my kids behind.
The couple who had spent the last week hoping for the best but preparing for the worst took their 12-year-old American-born son with them to Mexico.
But their three daughters 16-year-old Elizabeth, 21-year-old Melin and 23-year-old Vianney will stay in Oakland to care for one another in the home their parents managed to finally buy last year. Vianney is a graduate of UC Santa Cruz, and Melin will graduate from the school next spring.
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That's a HUGE deterrent.
If they have been here 15 years, why are the 3 older children staying? They should be out of here too. I don’t get that. And I also think that if people are here illegally, the children born during that time should not become American citizens because it is a fraud.
Legal aliens only
Agreed.. twenty years would be better, but I’m just a meanie.
SAN FRANCISCO The much-publicized saga of Highland Hospital nurse Maria Sanchez and her husband Eusebio, who for the last 15 years had sought to obtain green cards and remain in the U.S. legally,
How sad that Obama wouldn’t give them a green card.
We killed them? Just because their papers weren't in order??
Oh wait. We sent them back to their country because were here illegally.
I can’t understand why this is presented to something surprising or unusual.
there are 190 countries in the world and this would be utterly normal in nearly all of them.
in some undeveloped countries they might detect that you were legally helpless and simply take all your items.
maybe even kill you.
In Japan you wouldn’t even be able to register a bicycle.
the 3 oldest are probably DACAs..
they are illegal aliens who were brought here as children...
wish they’d make that child abuse/endangerment ...
The 10-year penalty applies to all illegals including VISA over-stays of more than six months. It’s been the law for over 50 years, but our porous border and pathetic justice system cannot keep up with the invasion.
They were here for 15 years? Why didn’t they apply for citizenship? They could have done so LEGALLY 15 years ago and be citizens now. It’s their fault this is happening.
Imagine the cost og these illegals and four children on the taxpayer....
The woman is really stupid because as a nurse she would have easily qualified for an H1B.
This is a crappy, rotten country, dripping with racism and bigotry. And every dollar these folks earn or spend here has a picture of some slaveholder who committed horrible deeds in the past that they should want nothing to do with.
They should be overjoyed to leave this hellhole immediately, and the only slack they should be given is the leeway of not having to explain why they took 15 years to get themselves legal. Now they can take the skills they learned in this otherwise miserable terrible country and return to be united with their families in their native land, a noble goal.
If they are anything like other illegal aliens, they will be back, illegally, before the end of the year. A quick name change with a stolen Social Security number and they will be back in business.
They called her a nurse but she was really just a PCT, patient care technician.
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