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Colorado congressman bringing daughter of deported man to Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address

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Melecio Andazola Morales was deported in December after, his supporters say, being detained during an interview with immigration officials
Article CAIRCO note: 
From article: U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, D-Boulder, will be accompanied by a DACA recipient from his district as well ...
Article author: 
Jesse Paul
Article publisher: 
The Denver Post
Article date: 
January 28, 2018
Article category: 
Colorado News
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[...] With the president set to deliver remarks on infrastructure, the economy and national security, a host of lawmakers want to make sure he doesn’t forget about immigration.

Many are bringing immigration-related guests, including young people brought to the U.S. illegally as children and whose deportation protections under the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals [DACA] program have been placed at risk by Trump’s move last year to dismantle the initiative.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says Melecio was deported in March 1997 after being criminally convicted a month before of “knowingly possessing a false identification document and intending to use that document to defraud the United States...