I have always distrusted that program as setting them up for disaster. I know some illegals who were raised in the US since infancy and are thoroughly integrated, and I warned them that this could not be trusted, that the current government is as unethical and treacherous as it comes, and with all the information they were providing it would be a breeze to scoop them up in their hundreds of thousands.
None of them believed me, however. The hope to be able to live without constant fear of arrest was too great.
They are really caught between a rock and a hard place, as they have no way to establish Mexican identity, no papers, no family or connections in Mexico, and at least three or four of them have no memory of Mexico at all. It is, in all respects, a foreign country to them.
Disaster? I believe you know more true illegals, than anyone on this forum. Treachery is the fine art, of humble dissuasion. Dissonance echo’s hollow, pal. Know much about sonar?