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Lawyer for Woman in MAGA Hat Confrontation Says She Is in US Legally

Rosiane Santos' lawyer says she is married to a U.S. citizen and has applied for a green card

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    Woman Facing Deportation After Alleged MAGA Assault

    A Brazil national accused of assaulting a man wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat is now facing deportation. (Published Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019)

    A woman who grabbed a "Make America Great Again" hat off a man's head in a Massachusetts restaurant faces deportation, but her immigration lawyer says she is in the U.S. legally.

    Rosiane Santos was charged with assault and battery for grabbing Bryton Turner's hat bearing President Donald Trump's campaign slogan in a Falmouth restaurant Feb. 15. She pleaded not guilty.

    Turner recorded the encounter and posted it online.

    The 41-year-old Santos was taken into custody Tuesday by Immigration and Customs Enforcement and released pending removal proceedings. ICE says the Brazil native is in the U.S. illegally.

    Woman Facing Deportation After MAGA Hat Assault Charge

    [NECN] Woman Facing Deportation After MAGA Hat Assault Charge

    A woman charged with assault in an incident over a "Make America Great Again" hat could lead her to be deported.

    (Published Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019)

    Immigration attorney Katarina Kozakova says Santos married a U.S. citizen and has applied for a green card.

    Turner says that he "never would've assumed she was illegal" and that "now she has to suffer the consequences."

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