Teen Girl Mistakenly Deported, Now Trapped in Foreign Prison and Pregnant

Maureen O'Connor · 01/04/12 05:43PM

"Distraught over the loss of her grandfather and her parents' divorce," 14-year-old Jakadrien Turner ran away from home, WFAA Dallas reports. Arrested for shoplifting in Houston, she used a fake name that actually belonged to a 22-year-old undocumented immigrant wanted for arrest. What follows is a nightmarish series of mistaken identities and institutional failures, culminating in a teen girl trapped alone and pregnant in a third-world prison.

Married Gay Couple Wins Fight Against Deportation

Richard Lawson · 07/01/11 05:12PM

Though New Jersey couple Josh Vandiver, a Princeton grad student, and Henry Velandia, a Venezuelan dancer, were legally married in Connecticut, because of the federal Defense of Marriage Act, Velandia was still facing deportation on an expired visa. Well, no longer!

Man Dresses as US Marshal, Deports Woman

Ravi Somaiya · 02/03/10 05:20AM

People are odd. Greg Raymond Denny Jr had only met his distant cousin Cherriebelle Hibbard a few times. Then one day he decided to dress as a US Marshal, burst into her Southern California home and force her to move back to the Philippines at gunpoint. "No motive was released." [AP]