Mauricio Zuñiga was deported to Colombia after living in Florida for four decades. Now, he exports specialty coffee to the United States. He hopes the name, Deportado Coffee, sparks conversations about the US immigration system.
For some people, overstaying their visa was never the plan. Rather, it is the result of one, or several, extenuating circumstances that convince immigrants they cannot or do not want to return to their countries.
Sigifredo Lopez was held hostage by FARC guerrilla for seven years. But law enforcement officials say Lopez was actually a collaborator with them, and have charged him in connection with the death of his fellow lawmakers.
Authorities in Colombia have been fighting an effective battle against drug traffickers. Police have confiscated thousands of assets for use as evidence in court. But John Otis reports from Bogota that keeping track of everything has proved impossible.
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