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Two part series: Veterans Hope to Return to The Country They Fought For

Hector Barajas was pardoned by California Governor Jerry Brown in March this year, opening up the possibility of his return to family in Los Angeles.
Dorian Merina
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American Homefront
Hector Barajas was pardoned by California Governor Jerry Brown in March this year, opening up the possibility of his return to family in Los Angeles.

Some military veterans who fought for the United States are now fighting to keep living in the United States.

They’re among the thousands of veterans who are not American citizens. They’re legal immigrants, and while serving, they’re treated just like any other service member.

But after they’re discharged, immigrant vets who break the law can be deported.

American Homefront's Dorian Merina reports in this two-part series.

Listen to part 1 here.

Listen to part 2 here.