Trump's Policies Could Make This Nurse Undocumented After 20 Years In The U.S.

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Published on 25 Mar 2019, 16:16
Teanke Tarwai fled Liberia’s second civil war in the late 1990s and has lived in the Twin Cities metro area of Minnesota ever since, raising three children with her husband. But she — and nearly 4,000 other Liberian immigrants — could soon face a hard choice: leave before the end of the month or face the threat of deportation.

That's why she's been knocking on doors in D.C.

“Going back to Liberia is like going back to the civil war,” Tarwai, 51, said. “I’m not going to go back because that is not my home. Minnesota is home.”

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