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January 19, 2017

More Mexicans are crossing the border — to leave the US. Here’s one family’s story.

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More than a year ago, a husband and wife from Mexico voluntarily returned to their country of origin and left their Americanized sons in the United States. Now that Trump has been elected, will more immigrant parents make the same choice? Produced by: Daniel Connolly and Karen Pulfer Focht. Image credit: Karen Pulfer Focht/PRI.

Aired January 18, 2017

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Bruce N
It's not easy or cheap to try and attain citizenship. Already having to deal with working 40+ hour back breaking weeks to support their family, I'm positive it's very difficult to find time to apply or study up for citizenship.
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Maria P
I would like to know if the parents tried for citizenship for the United States. I had met a few whom like to live here but do not or have not tried to become a citizen for years. Also refused to learn English. I know of one man who did not even try to get his citizenship for 20 years and does not understand why they want to send him back.
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