Retired Army Lt. Col. Patrick Schreiber stands beside his adopted daughter Hyebin and wife Soo Jin. (Courtesy photo)

A retired Army officer with 27 years of service and six deployments under his belt is now fighting to keep his adopted daughter from deportation to South Korean.

Lt. Col. Patrick Schreiber and his wife Soo Jin, who he met during a deployment to South Korea in the 1990s, took in Soo Jin's niece Hyebin as their legally adopted daughter when she was 15 years old, McClatchy's Tara Copp reports.

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Jilmar Ramos-Gomez was a lance corporal in the Marines and received awards for service in Afghanistan. (Michigan ACLU)

KENT COUNTY, MI – The ACLU is demanding an investigation after a Grand Rapids-born U.S Marine combat veteran was held for possible deportation.

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Alejandra Juarez, the wife of an Iraq War combat veteran, was deported on Friday after a desperate effort to remain in the U.S.

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U.S. Army/Master Sgt. Michel Sauret

A Mexican immigrant couple living in Brooklyn attempted to visit a family member stationed at Fort Drum, New York, on the Fourth of July before his upcoming deployment — but instead, they were detained at the base gate, questioned by Border Protection agents, and taken to an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention facility miles away, according to a local NBC news affiliate.

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Photo courtesy Perez family

Pfc. Miguel Perez Jr. served his country honorably downrange in Afghanistan. Now, after doing time, the Army veteran is headed back not to his family in Chicago, but to a country he never called home and never served.

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Courtesy photo by Mike Seely.

Hector Barajas came to the United States from Mexico when he was 7 years old and became a green card-carrying resident, meaning he could legally live and work in the U.S., but was still subject to deportation. Deciding that he wanted to give back to his adopted country, he enlisted in the Army at 18. Barajas served in the 82nd Airborne from 19952001 when he left the service with an honorable discharge.

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