Watch Merced County Navy vet talk about fight to remain in US

A Newman man from Los Banos and US Navy veteran facing ICE deportation testified that his embattled former Merced County attorney Dominic Falasco misled him on a felony conviction that led to immigration troubles.
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A Newman man from Los Banos and US Navy veteran facing ICE deportation testified that his embattled former Merced County attorney Dominic Falasco misled him on a felony conviction that led to immigration troubles.

Yesenia Amaro covers immigration and diverse communities for The Fresno Bee. She previously worked for the Phnom Penh Post in Cambodia and the Las Vegas Review-Journal in Nevada. She recently received the 2018 Journalistic Integrity award from the CACJ. In 2015, she won the Outstanding Journalist of the Year Award from the Nevada Press Association, and also received the Community Service Award.