More and more Americans are leaving the United States to live in Mexico to follow their undocumented spouses facing deportation. Matter of Fact correspondent Leone Lakhani reports from Merida, Mexico where a community of American women are making it work.

 

 

Related Videos

  • Leaving for Love?

    May 18, 2019

    Leaving for Love?

    May 18, 2019

    How far would you go for love? We follow an American woman, Katrina Jabbi, on her quest to...

    Watch now
  • Americans in Mexico to Follow Undocumented Spouses

    October 6, 2018

    Americans in Mexico to Follow Undocumented Spouses

    October 6, 2018

    More and more Americans are leaving the United States to live in Mexico. They’re not choos...

    Watch now
  • Santa Ana: Residents Face Uncertain Future, Fear Deportation

    January 21, 2017

    Santa Ana: Residents Face Uncertain Future, Fear Deportation

    January 21, 2017

    President Donald Trump’s key campaign promises included building a wall, halting illegal i...

    Watch now
  • A Dream Deferred? Undocumented Asian immigrants speak up as DACA's future remains uncertain

    December 7, 2019

    A Dream Deferred? Undocumented Asian immigrants speak up as DACA's future remains uncertain

    December 7, 2019

    As the U.S. Supreme Court weighs the future of the DACA program, we look at the changing f...

    Watch now
  • ‘Torture facilities’: Doctor describes conditions inside migrant detention centers

    June 29, 2019

    ‘Torture facilities’: Doctor describes conditions inside migrant detention centers

    June 29, 2019

    U.S. Custom and Border Protection is holding an estimated 2,000 unaccompanied migrant chil...

    Watch now
  • The Immigration Marriage Myth

    May 18, 2019

    The Immigration Marriage Myth

    May 18, 2019

    After deportation, what obstacles do the couples face if they want to return as a family u...

    Watch now
  • Deportee Wives Club

    May 18, 2019

    Deportee Wives Club

    May 18, 2019

    Three American women are not letting the border break up their marriage. They all moved to...

    Watch now
  • The Oblate Sisters of Providence: A Story in Tribute to Soledad’s Mother Estela

    March 23, 2019

    The Oblate Sisters of Providence: A Story in Tribute to Soledad’s Mother Estela

    March 23, 2019

    A story in memory of Soledad O’Brien’s mother, Estela Marquetti O’Brien. Estela Marquett...

    Watch now

Latest

  • Florida 2020: Why does the road to the White House run through the Sunshine State?

    November 23, 2019

    Florida 2020: Why does the road to the White House run through the Sunshine State?

    November 23, 2019

    How will the Trump Administration’s Cuba policy impact the 2020 election? Florid...

  • Cuba’s Travel Troubles: Travel restrictions taking a toll on the island

    November 23, 2019

    Cuba’s Travel Troubles: Travel restrictions taking a toll on the island

    November 23, 2019

    Soledad travels to Havana, Cuba for a special report on how the island is coping...

  • Dear World: A Collection of Messages Speaking Out to You

    November 16, 2019

    Dear World: A Collection of Messages Speaking Out to You

    November 16, 2019

    A picture is worth a thousand words, but sometimes it speaks one whole truth. “D...

  • America’s Cities: Russell Rising as Citizens Build Their Own Path

    November 16, 2019

    America’s Cities: Russell Rising as Citizens Build Their Own Path

    November 16, 2019

    Cities across the United States are fighting gentrification in some of their poo...

  • House Republicans Are Choosing not Run for Reelection. Can They Take Back the House?

    November 16, 2019

    House Republicans Are Choosing not Run for Reelection. Can They Take Back the House?

    November 16, 2019

    So far, at least 20 U.S. House Republicans have chosen choosing not to run for r...

  • No Insurance Needed: Pittsburgh doctor takes a flat-fee approach to medicine with $35 fee

    November 2, 2019

    No Insurance Needed: Pittsburgh doctor takes a flat-fee approach to medicine with $35 fee

    November 2, 2019

    If you think the health care system is broken in the United States, you are not ...

  • Degrees of Debt: Why college funding doesn’t always go to those who need it most

    November 2, 2019

    Degrees of Debt: Why college funding doesn’t always go to those who need it most

    November 2, 2019

    Paying for college continues to be one of the persistent political questions fac...

  • Where does the money go? Breaking down the costs of college

    November 2, 2019

    Where does the money go? Breaking down the costs of college

    November 2, 2019

    States are struggling to balance tuition increases with access. Often parents ar...

  • Cuba’s Travel Troubles: Travel restrictions taking a toll on the island

    November 23, 2019

    Cuba’s Travel Troubles: Travel restrictions taking a toll on the island

    November 23, 2019

    Soledad travels to Havana, Cuba for a special report on how the island is coping...

  • America’s Cities: Russell Rising as Citizens Build Their Own Path

    November 16, 2019

    America’s Cities: Russell Rising as Citizens Build Their Own Path

    November 16, 2019

    Cities across the United States are fighting gentrification in some of their poo...

  • Degrees of Debt: Why college funding doesn’t always go to those who need it most

    November 2, 2019

    Degrees of Debt: Why college funding doesn’t always go to those who need it most

    November 2, 2019

    Paying for college continues to be one of the persistent political questions fac...

  • Poisoned Politics: The ongoing fight to clean up Chicago's 'toxic doughnut'

    October 26, 2019

    Poisoned Politics: The ongoing fight to clean up Chicago's 'toxic doughnut'

    October 26, 2019

    Our listening tour rolls into Chicago. Altgeld Gardens, a housing project once d...

  • Charleston’s Chronic Flooding: How the city plans to survive as sea levels rise

    September 21, 2019

    Charleston’s Chronic Flooding: How the city plans to survive as sea levels rise

    September 21, 2019

    As coastal cities deal with the impact of climate change and rising sea levels, ...

  • Trade Wars and Climate Change: Farmers in rural Michigan get candid about their struggles

    August 24, 2019

    Trade Wars and Climate Change: Farmers in rural Michigan get candid about their struggles

    August 24, 2019

    In rural Michigan, farmers are struggling with climate change and trade wars. Th...

  • Lift Every Voice: Why black women are a political force in Michigan

    August 24, 2019

    Lift Every Voice: Why black women are a political force in Michigan

    August 24, 2019

    As part of our ongoing Listening Tour, we examine the political power of black w...

  • A Look at the Hundreds of Mass Shootings That Happen Every Year

    August 10, 2019

    A Look at the Hundreds of Mass Shootings That Happen Every Year

    August 10, 2019

    The two mass shootings that left at least 31 people dead are right now spurring ...

  • November 23, 2019

    November 30, 2019

    November 23, 2019

    November 30, 2019

  • November 16, 2019

    November 23, 2019

    November 16, 2019

    November 23, 2019

    This week on Matter of Fact, Soledad O’Brien takes a look at a neighborhood...

  • November 9, 2019

    November 16, 2019

    November 9, 2019

    November 16, 2019

  • November 2, 2019

    November 9, 2019

    November 2, 2019

    November 9, 2019

  • October 26, 2019

    November 2, 2019

    October 26, 2019

    November 2, 2019

  • October 19, 2019

    October 26, 2019

    October 19, 2019

    October 26, 2019

  • October 5, 2019

    October 12, 2019

    October 5, 2019

    October 12, 2019

  • September 28, 2019

    October 5, 2019

    September 28, 2019

    October 5, 2019