Skip to comments.Big court battle for potential deportee
Posted on 08/13/2012 9:19:46 PM PDT by thecodont
Enrique Candia lives a quiet life in Oakland. When he's not working, he takes care of his ailing wife and his three grandchildren and makes sure his son is on track to finish college.
Now, although he has no criminal record, the 56-year-old is facing a court battle that could take him away from his family for years. In June 2010, federal agents arrested Candia for working in the United States without proper authorization. A Mexican national who has lived in this country for almost 20 years, Candia was sent to an Immigrations and Customs Enforcement detention center.
"It's the first time it ever happened to me," he said. "I felt they were really going to deport me."
His attorney thought Candia would not face prosecution. Last year, ICE Director John Morton asked prosecutors to consider several factors before deciding whether to proceed with a deportation, including how long the person had been in the United States, family ties, educational pursuits, community contributions and criminal history.
Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Big-court-battle-for-potential-deportee-3783191.php#ixzz23UUmnq00
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All he has to say is that he’s “gay” and all will be forgiven.
I’ll chip in for the bus ticket to the border.
For 20 years he got away with it.
Now we are supposed to feel sorry for him...?
He’s sorry he got caught.
Try a sob story in Mexico, the Philippines, Cuba, or just about any other country in the world. Once you’ve overstayed your visa, if you don’t leave, the cops will hunt you down and forcibly put you on a plane out of the country.
Here, we have bleeding heart Commies!
The first thing he did when he entered the U.S. illegally was BREAK THE LAW!
In a better world they would be looking at the folks who employed them, hopefully with an eye toward large fines and jail time.
It’s a real shame the way in which Obama treats his very own voters.
This could have ALL been avoided if only the government actually followed the LAW and secured the borders!