Students Fight Miami Valedictorian's Deportation

Daniela Pelaez has lived in the U.S. since she was four and may be deported.
1:20 | 03/02/12

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North Miami students march 2000 strong for their valedictorian Danielle Elias a senior with a bright future that could be cut short. After a judge ordered she be deported -- just. When I didn't. -- -- was just four years old and apparently brought her to South Florida of all this has returned to Colombia which cables -- tourist visa. Crushing her dream to attend college and become a medical -- And -- -- being -- that you're not good enough you have to go home. And that's very high for about -- -- and her class from her friends and her family here. Danielle I don't want you to worry -- had good stuff before I got your back. Miami Dade superintendent -- -- -- says fuel standard support alliance until the end. Over my dead body. Will this child be important how will put my job on the line there are some -- worth fighting who have. Joining the fighting -- via realizes attorney who filed an appeal in hopes that he -- state. One -- appealed prayer the -- I think that would be able to stay and with the ice statement that was released. They said there should be fine as long as I continue my legal proceedings.

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