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Former Marine’s wife being deported to Mexico

Posted: 8:55 AM, Aug 03, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-03 09:55:42-04
Alejandra Juarez
Alejandra Juarez and her daughters.

By MIKE SCHNEIDER Associated Press
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – A family is splitting in two in Florida, where the wife of a former Marine is being deported after exhausting all her appeals.

Tears flowed as Alejandra Juarez and her younger daughter checked in for their flight to Mexico Friday at Orlando International Airport.

She said that if she could talk with President Donald Trump, she’d ask how he could let this happen, since her husband served the United States.

The 39-year-old woman lived in the U.S. for 20 years without trouble until a traffic stop in Davenport, Florida, exposed her legal status.

She’s raised two American citizen daughters, ages 16 and 8, with her husband Temo Juarez, a naturalized citizen who runs a roofing business.

They decided to take the younger daughter to Mexico while the older stays with her husband.

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