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A Yalie managed to get her dad deported. “Imagine if you had a father to help you get into Yale, one of the most prestigious universities — only to talk so much about your struggle and the oppression you faced growing up, that you end up getting him deported,” Ian Miles Cheong reports on The Daily Caller. ”
In a cruel twist of irony, that’s what happened to Viviana Andazola Marquez, who wrote in The New York Times: ‘I accidentally turned my dad into immigration services.’”

“In a Tuesday Times op-ed, the 21-year-old described how her father, Melecio, was detained while in the process of getting his green card to become a permanent resident of the United States, where he has lived illegally since 1988. Previously, she provided extensive detail about her parents’ undocumented status to the Huffington Post.”