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NEWS: Tattoos Derail Some Immigrants’ Green Cards

By Miriam Jordan | The Wall Street Journal
In December, Hector Villalobos traveled from Colorado to his native Mexico for an interview, part of his application for U.S. permanent residency. Mr. Villalobos expected to be gone a couple of months to complete the process.

Seven months later, U.S. consular officers haven’t allowed the 37-year-old handyman to return home to his wife and three children. The problem: tattoos—some associated with violent Mexican gangs—on Mr. Villalobos’s body…  (more…)


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