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U.S.-raised Dreamers are building new lives — back in Mexico
U.S.-raised Dreamers are building new lives — back in Mexico

For so long, Nancy Landa kept secrets. Growing up in South Los Angeles, she never told friends that her parents had brought her illegally from Mexico when she was 9. Years later, after she had been elected the first-ever Latina student body president at Cal State Northridge and then gone on to work for a California assemblyman, she didn't tell her colleagues about the deportation order filed against her. For a long time, she didn't even tell her boyfriend. The immigration agents came one morning in 2009 while she was turning onto the freeway to go to work. They dropped her off that night in Tijuana, where she had to start over with zero connections. Once again she felt like...

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