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Sign the petition and let Rafael come back to his family





Rafael Gaytan, his wife and two children have lived in Central Florida for 10 years. Three months ago Rafael had to leave the country to go to Mexico for a family emergency in order to take care of his sister who was diagnosed with cancer. Now he can’t come back home to be with his wife and children who fully depend on him to survive because he’s undocumented. After suffering the death of his sister Rafael is desperate to reunite with his wife and children, who constantly ask for him. Left with no other choice, Rafael will soon turn himself in at the border hoping they will let him return to his family.




"Leaving back to Mexico didn't fix anything. Your parents are still sick & your sister still died. You should've just stayed in the U.S. to not ruin your chances of getting some kind of status... You ONLY have 2 citizen children in the United States, maybe if one of them gets sick enough to where they're almost dying, then we can interview you then and give you a temporary humanitarian visa." -Customs & Border Protection officer 


"After all I've been through, I need the loving embrace of my wife, the warm support from my children. It's sad to think that the only way I can legally see them again is if one of them is dying. How is that humanitarian?" -Rafael Gaytan




Firma la petición y deja regresar a Rafael con su familia





Rafael Gaytan lleva viviendo 10 años en el centro de la Florida junto con su esposa y sus dos hijos. Hace tres meses Rafael tuvo que regresar a México por una emergencia familiar a cuidar de su hermana enferma de cáncer. Ahora no puede regresar a su casa en Estados Unidos junto a su esposa e hijos por su estatus migratorio, aunque ellos dependen de él para sobrevivir. Después de sufrir el fallecimiento de su hermana, Rafael está desesperado por regresar con su esposa e hijos que preguntan por él constantemente. Muy pronto Rafael se entregará a las autoridades en la frontera y les pedirá que lo dejen regresar con su familia.




"Regresar a México no solucionó nada. Sus padres siguen enfermos y su hermana de todos modos murió. Debería haberse quedado en EE.UU. para no arruinar sus posibilidades de obtener algún tipo de estado... Usted SOLO tiene 2 hijos ciudadanos en Estados Unidos; si uno de ellos se enferma hasta el punto de estar en riesgo de muerte, tal vez entonces podemos entrevistarlo y darle una visa humanitaria temporal". Agente de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza


"Después de todo lo que he pasado, necesito el abrazo amoroso de mi esposa y el cálido apoyo de mis hijos. Es triste pensar que la única manera legal para volver a verlos es si uno de ellos está muriendo. ¿Cómo es eso humanitario? "-Rafael Gaytan


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