January 4, 2012

for the Texans, specifically

Dallas teen missing since 2010 was mistakenly deported:

There are still many unanswered questions about how an African-American girl who speaks no Spanish is mistaken for a foreign national.

comments

  1. Deron Bauman on January 4th, 2012 at 12:50 pm

    Jesus.

  2. Andrew Simone on January 4th, 2012 at 12:51 pm

    This was via paleofuture, btw.

  3. Sheila Ryan on January 4th, 2012 at 12:53 pm

    What a nightmare for that girl and her family.

    And it’s awful that I thought this thought, “Well, at least she was just (in essence) enslaved to do housecleaning and is now in a detention center. It could have been worse.”

    Terrifying.

  4. Cindy Scroggins on January 4th, 2012 at 12:57 pm

    The thing that horrifies me most about this is that it doesn’t surprise me.

  5. Michael Smith on January 4th, 2012 at 1:39 pm

    The girl has been updating Facebook and never said, “help! I’ve been deported to Columbia in error”?

    Did I mis-read that?