Illegal alien community activist from Aurora facing deportation

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7 August 2013
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Colorado News
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A mother from Aurora has been an outspoken advocate for immigrants in Colorado who, like her, are facing deportation. Supporters of immigration reform are using her story to turn up the heat on Colorado’s congressional delegation.
The people at a rally held Wednesday are hoping to get the representatives attention. They say 23 percent of all deportations are parents with children who are U.S. citizens. One of those parents — Jeanete Vizguerra, an Aurora mother — could be deported as early as Friday.
Supporters picketed all night outside immigration offices, and on Wednesday a familiar face in Colorado joined their struggle ...
... Of Colorado’s four Republican representatives only Rep. Mike Coffman has said he supports a path to citizenship ...

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Demonstrations: The Mexican Constitution prohibits political activities by foreigners; such actions may result in detention and/or deportation. 
Immigrant [illegal alien] Jeanette Vizguerra has been fighting for years to stay in the United States. The mother of four ended up in deportation proceedings after she was pulled over in 2009 for driving with expired tags. Vizguerra was arrested and put in an immigration detention center. After being released, she fought her case in court; when she lost, she filed an appeal.
But now, Vizguerra is back in the detention center -- and her family and the advocates who care for her are worried she may lose her fight to remain here ...
Vizguerra has been very active within the immigrant and workers' rights movements, and she has many supporters.  ...