Breaking news: Alerta Migratoria says Riverside High grad to be deported Friday, May 26
The activist organization Alerta Migratoria NC announced in an emailed news release shortly before midnight Thursday that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has scheduled Riverside High School graduate Wendy Miranda Fernandez for deportation at 8:05 a.m. Friday, May 26.
Alerta Migratoria NC is a self-described supporter of undocumented immigrants and refugees.
Fernandez, 23, has been seeking asylum in the U.S. for years since her arrival in the U.S. from El Salvador at age 14 in 2008, but her appeals have been repeatedly denied.
Fernandez, who has been in detention in a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility in LaSalle, …