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One-way trips to U.S. frustrate immigration authorities

Publié par Clifford Armion le 28/05/2013

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Brian Bennett

WASHINGTON — Evelyn Rivera was 3 years old and living in Medellin, Colombia, when her family obtained U.S. tourist visas to visit Florida.
They weren't just aiming for Disney World.
Medellin in the early 1990s was the capital of Pablo Escobar's cocaine empire, and deadly car bombs and kidnappings were rampant. So Evelyn's mother took the toddler and her 4-year-old sister on a flight to Miami with no plans to return.
"My parents wanted to make sure we were safe," said Rivera, now 24 and living in Altamonte Springs, Fla.
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"One-way trips to U.S. frustrate immigration authorities", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), mai 2013. Consulté le 14/06/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/one-way-trips-to-u-s-frustrate-immigration-authorities