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At rally, immigrants focus on deportation’s impact on families

Elizabeth Perez was 7 months pregnant when she crossed the US-Mexico border, illegally, in 2010.

She fled her Guatemalan hometown because her unborn son’s father had a wife he had neglected to tell her about, and the two threatened her life. At the same time, her village was enveloped in war over land with another community.

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