Hector Barajas, Founder and Director

Hector Barajas was born in Mexico in 1977, entered the U.S. with his family in 1984, and received LPR status through the Family Unity Program in 1992,. Mr. Barajas immediate family are all naturalized citizen’s or LPR’s. In 1995 , Mr. Barajas enlisted in the U.S. Army after graduating high school and until his Honorable Discharge in 2001.  He served with the 82nd Abn from 1996-1999 putting his Life during Airborne exercises & eventually PCS’d to Fort Bliss, Tx. with William Beaumont Army Medical Center.  

He was Deported in 2004 after serving a prison sentence of 3 years with half in a California state prison. Mr. Barajas re-entered the U.S. around July 2004, He is the father of a 11 year old daughter Liliana Barajas. He was eventually Deported in 2010 for a traffic violation and had prior removal reinstated. Mr Barajas has since continuously resided in Mexico to this date -where he now provides support for Deported Veterans like himself as the founder and director of the Deported Veterans Support House.  DVSH has come into contact with Deported Veterans facing or deported to 30 plus countries around the world who served the United States Military.

French Media

SPC Hector Barajas on the Media

Al Jazeera Life After Deportation 3/22/2017 Video / Article