McManus' handling of of a Dec. 23 human smuggling case involving 12 migrants in a tractor-trailer has drawn criticism from local and state leaders.
After being released and living through the threat of deportation, Romero has found courage and pledges to be a voice for others in similar situations.
Father and son were reunited after their worst fears were realized: the threat of deportation for a son who believed he was protected by DACA.
City leaders met with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement representatives Saturday to address the lack of coordination involving the family releases.
The massive wave of migrants released from detention that arrived to San Antonio this weekend has continued to grow, overwhelming nonprofit agencies with vulnerable women and children.