Q: Dear Sir/Madam, I don't need detailed information, just an opinion on the validity or not of my concern.
My girlfriend has been out-of-status in the US for about 4 years. She came with a tourist visa and overstayed. Her son, who is a college student in her home country, has visited her twice in the last 2 years, staying 2 weeks the first time and 1 month the second. The two visits were 10 months apart. Then, a few days ago, he came again to visit but to our utter dismay he was detained at the airport, transferred to a detention facility and deported the following day.When we learned of his detention, I went to the airport only to be told that nothing could be done even if I brought along a lawyer; that his order of deportation was final and that there was no recourse. He remained incommunicado the whole time and we only learned what happened after he got back to his country.This is what he told us. For reasons that are not clear to him, the immigration official decided to put him in detention for further questioning almost immediately after arrival. The official seemed to suspect that his
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