Deported U.S. Military Veterans in Mexico

Smoke from fireworks lingers during a 4th of July celebration along the US-Mexico border in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico, Tuesday, July 4, 2017. Crowds, including deported families, gathered on the Mexican side of the fence commemorating the American tradition.

Hector Barajas-Varela is currently waiting to hear from immigration officials regarding his repatriation.