Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson talks to the media during a visit to a federal training facility in Artesia, New Mexico that is being used to hold undocumented immigrants. Courtesy Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia,

Boy Held at Artesia Detention Center Is a U.S. Citizen

Volunteer immigration attorneys discover his status after a month in detention.

Most immigration enthusiasts call that a ‘mixed status family’. I believe ‘blended family’ usually refers to parents with kids from prior marriages getting together. Mixed status families are one of the problems that need to be solved humanely with immigration reform. This boy gets to stay with his father …