Vermont Father With Work Authorization And No Criminal Record May Be Deported

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A Vermont father of six is facing deportation to Mexico in a case that highlights shifting federal immigration enforcement priorities.

Juan De La Cruz came to the U.S. illegally over a decade ago, and later married a U.S. citizen. They formed a family and a farm business together, and Juan got federal permission to work here. But now, because of complex immigration policies, he may be deported. VPR's Kathleen Masterson reports.

This story comes via the New England News Collaborative, and was first published by Vermont Public Radio.

This segment aired on June 27, 2017.


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