Deported U.S. Military Veterans in Mexico

Hector Barajas-Varela, a deported U.S. Army veteran, stands outside the Deported Veterans Support House in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico, Friday, July 7, 2017. Barajas-Varela’s back tattoo reads, “U.S. Banished Veteran.”

There are more than 250 deported veterans in 34 countries according to a 2016 report by the American Civil Liberties Union.