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York College’s Glatfelter Institute to host ‘From Exiled to Homecoming: The Story of a Deported Vete

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March 13, 2019
York College’s Arthur J. Glatfelter Institute for Public Policy will host “From Exiled to Homecoming: The Story of a Deported Veteran” on April 4 in Weinstock Lecture Hall, Willman Business Center. The film “Exiled” will be shown at 6 p.m., followed by a talk at 6:30 p.m. featuring attorney Craig Shagin and Hector Barajas-Varela, a former paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division who was deported after serving honorably in the U.S. military. The event is open to the public free of charge.
Barajas-Varela was given a pardon by the Governor of California and is now a U.S. citizen after being deported for 14 years. He advocates for other veterans who have been or are being deported and is the founder of Deported Veterans Support House, a nonprofit in Mexico, to advocate for and support veterans who are being deported.
A private college located in southcentral Pennsylvania, York College offers more than 50 baccalaureate majors in professional programs, the sciences and humanities to its 4,400 undergraduate students. The College also offers master's programs in business, education and nursing, and a doctorate in nursing practice. York College students enjoy a high-quality education that emphasizes practical application and a community invested in their success. The College provides a personal plan to help students focus their passions and attain their goals so they are prepared for a lifetime of meaningful careers – ready to meet the challenges of their profession and feeling confident and proud of their achievements.

Mary Dolheimer
Chief Communications and Marketing Officer
York College of Pennsylvania
York, PA  17403
717-577-0810 (mobile)