Ties that Divide: Couple split over immigration

Heren and Ricardo Morales will celebrate their second wedding anniversary in a few days. They met on a semi-blind date, fell in love and now share two children. Instead of celebrating Tuesday with a nice dinner and perhaps flowers, Heren, 26, and Ricardo, 24, who is stuck in Mexico, will s...
Mar 21, 2013
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Ricardo and Heren Morales will celebrate their second wedding anniversary with a long-distance phone call while Ricardo is in Mexico and Heren in Mt. Juliet.

Heren and Ricardo Morales will celebrate their second wedding anniversary in a few days. They met on a semi-blind date, fell in love and now share two children.

Instead of celebrating Tuesday with a nice dinner and perhaps flowers, Heren, 26, and Ricardo, 24, who is stuck in Mexico, will share a long-distance phone call.

The couple feels as if they are in immigration hell after trying to do the right thing.

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