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ACLU Report Documents Deportation Of U.S. Veterans

The American Civil Liberties Union documented at least 84 veterans in the process of being deported or already exiled from the U.S., despite having served honorably in the military. NPR revisits the story covered last year.

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Corrected: July 6, 2016 at 8:00 PM AKDT
We say that Daniel Torres deployed with the U.S. Marines to Fallujah, Iraq, in 2009. In fact, he went to an operating post just outside that city.
Quil Lawrence is a New York-based correspondent for NPR News, covering veterans' issues nationwide. He won a Robert F. Kennedy Award for his coverage of American veterans and a Gracie Award for coverage of female combat veterans. In 2019 Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America honored Quil with its IAVA Salutes Award for Leadership in Journalism.