Deported veterans try to return to the country they fought for

A two-part audio and visual story exploring the fate of U.S. military veterans facing deportation. Aired on KPCC, WNYC’s The Takeaway, WBUR’s Here and Now, NPR’s American Homefront Project.”Not too many people are willing to put on a uniform and go fight, and it’s the reason we have these freedoms today is because of these men and women,” said former Army Paratrooper Hector Barajas.

Read the full story / Listen to the audio

Studio interview with KPCC’s A. MartĂ­nez on the reporting behind the story

*This series was awarded the 2018 Best Radio Story by the Military Reporters & Editors Association, along with reporting from American Homefront Project reporter Jay Price.

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