‘I felt like I’d lost my family’: After 18 months, Lowell man said to be wrongly deported is reunited with loved ones

A Cambodian refugee met his 1-year-old son, holding him for the first time, in Terminal A at Boston’s Logan Airport late last month.

Thy Chea, a Lowell resident since 1991 who said he was wrongly detained, then deported in August 2018, returned home on Feb. 26 after an 18-month legal fight against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Chea said he was unexpectedly detained after getting a call from Boston’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement office.

In full: https://www.boston.com/news/local-news/2020/03/09/thy-chea-cambodian-refugee-deported-reunited-family

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