A group of deported veterans in Tijuana spent Memorial Day preparing for an important meeting with seven members of Congress.
The purpose of the meeting, which will take place Saturday, is to discuss details of a bill that could allow some of the deported veterans return to the United States.
Known as the Veterans Visas and Protection Act, it would also help veterans without legal status in the U.S. become lawful residents.
More than 200 veterans have been deported from the U.S., according to a 2016 report from the American Civil Liberties Union. Many were unaware they were not automatically granted citizenship after their service and, as as a result, did not apply.
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