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September 16, 2007

An outside view of immigration coverage

How can even the most hardened editor not go warm and fuzzy over the Gomez brothers? The two boys were detained to be deported to their native Colombia when student friends intervened to save them, launching an online campaign, raising money and going to Congress. They won the family's release, at least for the moment. The Gomez boys, 18 and 19, were popular students, and the younger Juan was a star. He had near-perfect grades and has just entered the honor's program at Miami Dade College.

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