Blanca Medina came to the United States with her four-year-old daughter, Alejandra, to seek refuge after being raped five times in El Salvador, where she is from.
She missed a hearing to apply for protection because of medical problems from being raped, including psychological trauma, and didn't file a motion to open her case within 180 days after her missed court date.
Now, the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement wants to deport her, despite the fact that none of her rapists have been arrested, including her stalker, and she would be in extreme danger. Medina tried to explain this to Immigration and Customs Enforcement, but they are still continuing with deportation proceedings. While her case is in the processing stage, she is in a detainment center away from her daughter.
Please tell the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement not to deport Blanca Medina, and to change their policy so that this does not happen again!
Blanca Medina came to the United States because she was raped five times in El Salvador and none of her rapists, including her stalker, were arrested. Now, you all, the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement, want to deport her back to a place where she will be in grave danger over a missed court date.
Please do not deport Blanca Medina and change the policy so this doesn't happen again!
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