Maria Chaparro returned to
"I am so grateful that we can be together as a family in our home here," Chaparro said.
Chaparro came to the
Immigration officials came to her home in 2010 and took her away before deporting her to
She was not able to say goodbye to her young children and only saw her husband briefly at an immigration holding facility in
She received help, however, from two churches that hired a private investigator to dig up facts about the man who defrauded her and a new immigration attorney.
Her husband, Cesar, received a call about a month ago that she was given probationary status and could return for about a year while she tried to get permanent residency, the Bee reported.
"It's indescribable, the way I feel right now," Chaparro's husband said. "We went through hard times, but now we are back together again. It's a miracle."