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Father Sold All His Possession to Get His Son from Prison

Jan 9 2014, 264 views

In October, 2008, John saw his school friends from his living-room window. He went out to see them. They had stolen a gas can from the back of a pickup truck. The police came. They arrested John, despite his friends protests. Instead of attending high school, John sat in jail.

Posting bail in immigration proceedings is complicated and expensive. The few bail bondsmen who will post an immigration bond require the full amount up front. Johns family struggled to raise the $3,500 needed for bail in addition to lawyer fees. Watch their story.

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