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Telemundo Captures Teen’s Joyful Family Reunion After 7 Months in ICE Prison

Despite Maria Pena Rodas’s eligiblity for a green card as a special immigrant juvenile (“SIJS”), ICE considered her a priority for deportation, locking her up for 7 months.

Yesterday, Maria was reunited with her family in New York after ICE released her detention. She is now  just months away from receiving her green card based on SIJS.

Diego Arias of Telemundo’s “Al Rojo Vivo” was there to capture the happy moment:

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