Mexican national arrested in Missouri was deported to Mexico

1 year 2 weeks 5 days ago Thursday, July 25 2019 Jul 25, 2019 Thursday, July 25, 2019 3:20:00 PM CDT July 25, 2019 in News
By: The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The girlfriend of the Mexican national whose arrest was featured in a Facebook Live video says he was deported to Mexico.

Kansas City media reports that Cheyenne Hoyt says Florencio Millan-Vazquez called Wednesday evening to say he had been flown to Brownsville, Texas, and then taken to Matamoros, Mexico.

Federal immigration officers trying to arrest Millan-Vazquez on Monday smashed a car window and dragged him from the vehicle in front of Hoyt and their two young children. Millan-Vazquez was in the U.S. illegally and asked that the agents show him a warrant before he would get out of the car. The agents showed no warrant.

Hoyt said he is a hard-working chef and family man who never caused trouble. Immigration officials said he re-entered the country twice after being voluntarily deported in 2011.

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