by rafael on Mar 22 2019

A flight attendant who grew up in Dallas is being held at an immigration center and faces deportation after she flew to Mexico for her job.

Selene Saavedra Roman, 28, flew to Mexico in February from Houston after her employer, Mesa Airlines, told her she could safely travel abroad because she is a DACA recipient.

Saavedra, who is also married to a U.S. citizen, was detained the same day after the return flight.

Her husband, David Watkins, said Friday he's worried about his wife's emotional state and whether the Peruvian native can become an American now. 

Read More