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Choi Returns to UCSB


Yoon Choi, the UCSB student detained by immigration agents on 5/23 for carrying an expired visitor’s visa, returned to campus this week after posting a bond allowing her to leave the detention facility at which she was being held. A spokeswoman for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) said Choi’s “hearing is ongoing” and that the bond “will allow her to remain in the U.S., pending a decision by a U.S. judge.”

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