On March 28, I flew to Guatemala City to meet with Emily Samantha Ruiz as she prepared to return home.
Despite being a US citizen, Emily was subjected to de facto deportation on March 11, and her parents -- who are undocumented immigrants -- have been working towards her return.
Here's Emily as she opens a new toy -- a doll dressed as a flight attendant.
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Ted Hesson is the online editor of Long Island Wins, a public information campaign centered on immigration.