Deported mother of 4 wins appeal; court says immigration board erred

Posted: January 18, 2018 at 3:26 a.m.

FILE - In this April 10, 2017, file photo, Nuns on the Bus, The Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center (IJPC) and other community members protest in Cincinnati against the deportation of Maribel Trujillo Diaz in Cincinnati. A federal appeals court is ordering U.S. immigration authorities to reconsider the case of Diaz, a Mexican mother of four U.S.-born children, who was deported last year while claiming she faced targeting by a Mexican drug cartel. A three-judge panel of the Cincinnati-based 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in favor of Diaz. (Cara Owsley/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP, File)

A federal appeals court on Wednesday ordered U.S. immigration authorities to reconsider the case of a Mexican mother of four U.S.-born children who was deported last year while claiming she was threatened by a Mexican drug cartel.

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