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L.I. Rep. Wants Review Of Immigration Case As Young Emily Ruiz Returns Home

“This bureaucratic overreach and utter failure of commonsense has left a little girl, a U.S. citizen no less, stranded thousands of miles from her parents,” Long Island Congressman Steve Israel said.

03/30/2011

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Emily Ruiz, L.I. Girl Caught In Immigration Nightmare, Is Coming Home

Emily Samantha Ruiz is returning from Guatemala Tuesday night and will be reunited with her parents and younger brother in Brentwood.

03/29/2011

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Long Island Girl, 4-Year-Old US Citizen, Deported

The family said Emily Samantha Ruiz was deported after her grandfather was detained by authorities when their flight was diverted to Washington following a visit to Guatemala. Emily’s parents are illegal immigrants living in Brentwood.

03/23/2011