May 30, 2014

U.S. Deportation Machine Held Me 313 Days

Nazry Mustakim, The Guardian

The Associated Press

A minor drug charge for which I served no time turned into almost a year in prison awaiting exile from the country I've called home since age 13. This is not the American justice you know.

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