An Oakland oncology nurse who was deported to Mexico last year will return to her four children in the United States after winning a lottery drawing for an H-1B visa, her attorney said Friday. Maria Mendoza-Sanchez, 47, and her husband Eusebio became the focal point of a national immigration debate last year when they were deported amid the Trump administration’s crackdown on illegal immigration. The undocu
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By Ricquel L. Jackson | September 17, 2018 Originally posted on Alameda Health System Celia Montes remembers being very confused as she stepped away from her mother for a quick second and upon return her mother was crying. Her confusion quickly turned to anger when she found out someone yelled at her mother for not speaking English. “We moved to the United States from El Salvador when I was 1