There is a spotlight on the system that deported the father of a child whose mother died in Afghanistan , while serving in a MP unit…..
The father has been allowed back to take care of the child…
But only after media coverage…
This is Not the only case….
The Trump admin crackdown has INCREASED issue for a system that worked before by allowing migrants to come to America …But now seeks to discourage them, and is strained to the breaking point….
“I was in shock,” Mr. Gonzalez Carranza, 30, said of the moment he found himself in the back of a government vehicle in Mexico. Questions had raced through his mind. Why was he there? What would happen to his daughter? Hadn’t she been through enough?
As it turned out, Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials reversed their decision, and Mr. Gonzalez Carranza returned home to Phoenix on Monday. But the case that raised an outcry in Arizona is one of many that have slipped through the cracks of an increasingly strained immigration system.
Two trends — record-breaking numbers of incoming families seeking asylum and increasing arrests of immigrants without legal statusalready living in the country — are adding to the immigration court backlog, which now exceeds 800,000 cases. Officials throughout the system, from Border Patrol officers to government prosecutors, to the judges who oversee deportations, say they are struggling to keep up with the demands of an increasingly aggressive immigration enforcement agenda.
There is a long history of wrongful deportations that span several administrations and they are only rarely reversed, according to immigration lawyers.
In one recent case, Muneer Subaihani, an Iraqi immigrant who had lived in the United States for 25 years, was deported in 2017, in spite of a court order prohibiting the deportation of about 1,400 Iraqis. But he was only allowed back into the country in January — and it was the first time that anyone from Iraq who had been erroneously expelled had been allowed back in, the American Civil Liberties Union said.
Last year, another man identified in court documents only as W.G.A. was brought back to the United States after being wrongfully deported to El Salvador while his asylum case was under appeal — a situation that should have triggered an automatic temporary stay.
“It’s a chronic problem,” said Scott Shuchart, who worked in the Department of Homeland Security’s civil rights office from 2010 to 2018. “The number of cases that fall through the cracks of that system, it may be very low as a percentage, but it’s certainly nontrivial as a raw count of cases.”….
image…Jose Arturo Gonzalez Carranza, his wife, Barbara Vieyra, who was killed while serving in Afghanistan, and their daughter, in an undated photograph provided by the family….