Deportation of Riverside High grad Wendy Miranda Fernandez delayed
Wendy Miranda Fernandez, a Riverside High School graduate who has been fighting deportation to her native El Salvador, will not be deported for at least a week.
Meaghan Lynch, spokeswoman for U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., said Butterflied had learned late Wednesday that Fernandez’s removal had been scheduled and was imminent.
Alerta Migratoria NC, an activist group associated with Fernandez, reported shortly before midnight Wednesday, May 17 that Fernandez would be deported at 1 a.m. Thursday, May 18.
“We then reached out to ICE officials to convey Rep. Butterfield’s request that Wendy not be removed from the …