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Judge orders Army veteran deported to Mexico

Judge orders Chicago Army veteran deported to Mexico

CHICAGO, Illinois —

An Army veteran who served two tours of duty in Afghanistan will be deported to Mexico, a judge ruled last week.

On Sunday morning, family and supporters of Army Private 1st class Miguel Perez, Jr., who was born in Mexico and grew up in Chicago, gathered at a Pilsen church.

“My son fought for this country, not for Mexico,” said his mother Esperanza Medina.

Perez’s parents said it’s…

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