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Civil Disobedience May Lead to Deportation for Outspoken Immigrant

Steve Neavling
ticklethewire.com

An undocumented immigrant who interrupted a state legislative hearing on immigration may be deported to Mexico – a place he barely remembers, the News & Observer in North Carolina reports.

Uriel Alberto was about 8 years old when his parents, seeking a better life, moved to the U.S. He is now 25 and considers himself a “Southern boy,” according to the News and Observer.

But after he and two other undocumented immigrants were arrested in February for interrupting the legislative hearing, he faces deportation – even after President Obama’s recent action to allow illegal immigrations to remain in the U.S. as long as their parents brought them to the country.

According to the News and Observer, Alberto has a checkered past.