Al Green

AP Exclusive: US Rep visits El Salvador to meet deported man

U.S. Rep. Al Green still calls Jose Escobar one of his constituents, even though Escobar was deported after what he thought would be a routine check-in with immigration authorities.

That's why Green, a Houston Democrat, flew to El Salvador on Saturday to meet with Escobar in the hopes it will call attention to the plight of families separated by deportation. Another 200,000 people could be forced to return there because President Donald Trump 's administration announced it would end a temporary visa program for Salvadorans.

Green and Escobar met in a small room at the airport in San Salvador, El Salvador's capital. They were accompanied by Jose's wife, Rose...

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