Posts Tagged ‘deportation’

Mixologist JP Caceres’ Deportation Delayed Three Months

With slightly more than a day remaining until mixologist JP Caceres faced deportation to Bolivia, Immigration and Customs Enforcement has granted him three more months in the U.S. During that time, his attorney Andres Benach says he'll help Caceres put together an application for O visa, "which is available to people of extraordinary ability... somebody who's […]

Mixologist JP Caceres Could Be Deported on Friday

Mixologist JP Caceres may be forced to return to his native Bolivia on Friday, following his release in January after a month in an immigration detention center and a campaign by friends that raised more than $20,000 to help him fight to stay in the country. Immigration and Customs Enforcement informed Caceres upon his release from the immigration […]

Mixologist JP Caceres Isn’t the Only D.C. Restaurant Worker Worried About Immigration Status

JP Caceres had resigned himself to going back to his na-tive Bolivia after the first three weeks he spent at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in Farmville, Va. The mixologist, who’s created recent cocktail menus for Del Campo and MXDC, was losing nearly a pound a day, living off bologna sandwiches and soy […]

Mixologist JP Caceres on Possible Deportation: “I’m Going to Fight”

“I’m a free man!” JP Caceres booms as he bursts through the door of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in Fairfax. Well, almost. The local mixologist, who’s made a name for himself in recent years creating cocktails at some of the city’s top restaurants, places his leg on a chair and rolls up his […]

Bartender JP Caceres Faces Deportation

One of the city's top bartenders, JP Caceres, has spent the past month in a U.S. Immigration detention center in Farmville, Va., and is set to be deported to his native Bolivia in the next three to six weeks, according to a crowdfunding campaign started by family and friends to help with his legal fees. (PoPville first […]