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Student arrives in US in time for graduation

FRANKFORT, IN (WAVE) – AnIndiana high school student who was stuck in Mexico in the middle of an immigrationbattle made it back in time for graduation.

Elizabeth Olivas receivedher diploma Saturday, graduating second in her class at Frankfort High School.

Olivas was stuck in Mexicofor six weeks while trying to follow immigration law.

The law required shereturn to her birthplace in Mexico to apply for a VISA 180 days before her 18thbirthday, but she missed the deadline by one day.

Luckily the StateDepartment granted her a VISA in time to make it back for the ceremony.

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