SAN ANTONIO — Marcelino Ramos said he joined the U.S. Marines Corps at 17 because he felt a duty to serve and because a recruiter in a pressed-blue uniform promised him citizenship. Ramos, now 54, had no idea that the country he swore to protect would deport him. Ramos went on to serve in the […]
Author Archives: Kristian Hernández
Kristian Hernández is a senior reporter based in Fort Worth, Texas. Hernández is an award-winning journalist and first generation Mexican-American with more than a decade of experience covering immigration and criminal justice. Before joining the Center, he was the Texas correspondent for Stateline and an investigative reporter for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Hernandez has a bachelor’s degree in multimedia journalism from the University of Texas at El Paso and a masters in investigative journalism from American University.