June 13, 2012 —
When he returned the following morning to pay the remaining $8, he was arrested at the jail because the vindictive ex-girlfriend had blown the whistle on his immigration status the previous night.
However, I’m pleased to report that Miguel’s life story has taken a positive turn since his departure from Morehead.
He used his savings from working in the U.S. to build a new home for his family in Mexico. He is happy to be reunited with his son.
Miguel dreams of eventually returning legally to the U.S. with his family.
I hope he makes it. He will be a great American.