Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Harvard Student Eric Balderas, an Illegal Immigrant, Could Be Deported to Mexico

Harvard Student Eric Balderas, an Illegal Immigrant, Could Be Deported to Mexico

In 2008 alone, the United States deported 369,221 people to their home countries, many of them to Mexico. But Balderas' case is sure to be more high profile than most.

Already, Harvard administrators have expressed public support for Balderas to remain in the United Stated. The university is using his case to push for the adoption of the DREAM Act, federal legislation that would provide a path to citizenship for immigrants who entered the country illegally when they were younger than 16.

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