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Andres Magana Ortiz's Deportation is Indefensible. Help Reverse It.

Original story at The Nation• 7 mentions • 2 months ago

Andres Magaña Ortiz is a 43-year old Mexican immigrant who, in his 30 years of living in the United States, worked his way up from a fruit picker to owner of a 20-acre coffee farm and manager of about 150 acres of land for other farmers who can’t manage on their own. He is married to an American citizen and his three children were born in the US. In 2011 Magaña was told he was being deported to Mexico, a country he had not lived in since he was 15 years old. In 2014, Magaña was granted the right to ...