March 29, 2011
President Barack Obama on Monday told a student who has received a deportation notice that he does not want to deport her — he wants people like her to succeed.
The exchange happened during a town hall event sponsored by the Spanish-language television network Univision at a Washington, D.C., school.
A student, who appeared via Skype, asked: “My question for the president is, why [is the government] saying that deportations have stopped — or the detention of many students like me, why is it that we are still receiving deportation letters like this one?”
This article was posted: Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at 6:27 am