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The Trial

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The story of how 31-year old Pedro Guzman was jailed for twenty-months due to a government mistake is detailed. Guzman was granted protected status as a legal immigrant after initially being jailed for a mistake his mother with her routine renewal of a work permit. ICE officials did not notify Guzman of his changed status and jailed him knowing he had no knowledge. He is married to a legal citizen and would have qualified to stay in the US under NACARA, but was still jailed. Guzman and his family describe the effects the event had on their lives and their future goals.
Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 28 Issue 21, May 2011, p13