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Old deportation orders haunt US illegal immigrants as judgment day approaches

Immigration agents now ordered to go after anyone who is in the US illegally, ending reprieve for those not considered priority targets

Deported immigrants walking back into Mexico. About one-quarter of the immigrants with outstanding deportation orders come from countries that refuse to take back deportees, including China, Haiti, Brazil and India.

New York

THERE are a little more than two weeks between Juan, an electrician in the Bronx, and 8am on March 21, 2017 - the date the federal government has told him to report for deportation.

He has to decide: Avoid it and try to preserve the American life he has built for a little...

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