Hector Barajas


Hector Barajas deported US Veteran

 

June 14th, 2010, radio guest Hector Barajas, a US military Veteran (82 Air Borne) honorably discharged twice from the military. Hector has been deported from the US and banned from re-entering the US for life. The host of the radio show is Reginald Argue.

Hector Barajas volunteered to serve in the US military from Nov 95 thru Nov 2001 where he Received 2 honorable discharges. Just highlighting a few of Hector’s awards/medals, he received when he was in the US Military 2 AAM´s, Army Achievement Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Army Service Medal and Humanitarian Medal.

First, read a quote from “Stop the Deportation of Immigrant Military Veterans.”. “Immigrant Veterans are being deported from the adopted country they love, discarded after answering the call of duty in defense of liberty, freedom and the pursuit of happiness. We ask them to join our Military and stand for our principles, and they do so with great pride. They deserve the highest respect awarded, period!”

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During the conversation Hector Barajas talked about:

Immigrant Veterans from US Military being held in dentition centers waiting to be deported from the US possibly up to 3000.

-70,000 immigrants serving in the US Military with 30,000 being non-Citizens. A former high-ranking US officer told Hector in the past that there had been up to 40,000 non-citizens a year serving in the US Military.

US Veterans both Combat and peacetime Vets are being deported under the 1996 immigration reform bill passed by Bill Clinton. Prior to this date an immigration lawyer by the name of CRAIG SHAGIN could not find one case of a US Veteran Immigrant being deported for any reason (under 96 subjected draconian laws Code of Criminal conduct and even poverty is a crime)

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Quoting the poem on the Statue of Liberty: “Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!” by Emma Lazarus, New York City, 1883.

Immigrant Vets fought in the US military ever since the revolutionary and civil war.

Talked about Orlando Castaneda Iraq War Combat Veteran deported from the US (torn away from his American-born Children and American-born wife).

Talked about Rohan Coombs U.S. Army Persian Gulf War Veteran facing deportation to Jamaica. Rohan, currently detained in El Centro Ca, and his wife tragically died four days before Christmas. Talked about Rudi Richardson US Veteran, who was deported in August of 2003 after living in the United States for 45 years.

-And many other points

 


Click here to listen to radio interview with Hector Barajas

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