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Old 01-06-2012, 12:52 AM
 
Location: Palm Springs, CA
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LMFAO!

I'm sorry but am I supposed to feel some sort of sympathy for this little girl?

Give your correct name and you won't be deported. So simple! She's 15 years old, not a goddamn toddler. At that age you should know right from wrong and have some idea on how to carry yourself as a young adult.
But she is not an adult. She's 15.

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Anyways...It doesn't sound like she was ever headed in the right direction of her life in the first place. She's now pregnant! What's next - welfare and a housing project for her??
So, what? You're suggesting that we make her life even worse? She's 15 and already you're writing her off as a lost cause. That's pathetic.

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Old 01-06-2012, 12:58 AM
 
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The point is we should get it right. This country should never mistakenly deport an American citizen. Period. Nothing else needs to be said.

According to ICE she at no point came forward to rectify what she had already told authorities.

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An Immigration and Customs Enforcement official told The Associated Press on Thursday that the teen claimed to be Cortez throughout the criminal proceedings in Houston and the ensuing deportation process in which an immigration judge ultimately ordered her back to Colombia.
She is young however at the age of fifteen she must have enough intelligence to realize the consequences of her actions especially if she was living on the streets by herself for a year. At some point in time people are responsible for their own actions or in this case inaction.
 
Old 01-06-2012, 01:00 AM
 
Location: Palm Springs, CA
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At some point in time people are responsible for their own actions or in this case inaction.
Yes. It's called adulthood, which doesn't happen until you're 18 years old.
 
Old 01-06-2012, 01:02 AM
 
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She's a 15-year-old. They do idiotic things.

I would expect more from the adults who made the decision to send her to Colombia, though.
Texas couldn't possibly find the money for food stamps, but they have plenty to send the kid and Dallas PD on excursions to Columbia. The more I hear about Texas these days, the more I'm grateful Ann Richards isn't alive to see the cesspool they've made of it.
 
Old 01-06-2012, 01:06 AM
 
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Yes. It's called adulthood, which doesn't happen until you're 18 years old.
That's the legal definition in the US but most kids at the age of 15 unless they have a severe learning deficiency should be responsible enough to be able to prevent themselves from being deported.
 
Old 01-06-2012, 01:07 AM
 
Location: La lune et les étoiles
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So, what? You're suggesting that we make her life even worse? She's 15 and already you're writing her off as a lost cause. That's pathetic.
OK, let me go ahead and state the obvious...these individuals don't care because she is a 15 year old Black girl....if she were a 15 year old blonde Caucasian girl (think Natalee Holloway) there would be a full scale uproar on the usual cable news shows (Nancy Grace et al) demanding answers and accountability.

These same people calling this CHILD a "lost cause" and making the assumption that she is headed for "welfare" and "the projects" think this way about Black Americans in general. This CHILD's life means NOTHING to these people.

Regarding the girl being deported, it actually sounds like she was "allowed" to be transported as a part of the global child sex trade. I would not be surprised if there are people on both sides of the border who funnel girls to various countries for the purpose of sex trafficking.
 
Old 01-06-2012, 01:09 AM
 
Location: southern california
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if u r an american teen u cant be deported to colombia-- only a colombian teen could be deported.
 
Old 01-06-2012, 01:10 AM
 
Location: Palm Springs, CA
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That's the legal definition in the US but most kids at the age of 15 unless they have a severe learning deficiency should be responsible enough to be able to prevent themselves from being deported.
The law is the law. If you're 15, you are not an adult. Her parents and the authorities are responsible for her well-being.

I bet if she had chosen to have sex with one of the officers, the same people calling her an adult would be screaming, "Child rape! Child rape!".
 
Old 01-06-2012, 01:15 AM
 
Location: Mississippi
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Have said many times so called birth citizens are deported. Natural born citizens are not. If Obama was residing with his father in 1964..he would have been deported with his father.
 
Old 01-06-2012, 01:17 AM
 
Location: Southern California
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That's the legal definition in the US but most kids at the age of 15 unless they have a severe learning deficiency should be responsible enough to be able to prevent themselves from being deported.
I'm wondering if at any time during the deportation proceedings, transit, and entry into Columbia did she ever challenge what was happening to her. Because if she didn't, then she must be exceedingly dumb -or- she knew exactly what was happening and decided to keep riding the train to see where it would take her.

[maybe she is not so stupid after all...]

EDIT: after reading the second article from The Washington Post I'm inclined to say she knew what she was doing.

[maybe she has psychological issues]

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