On a day in late February, Luis Juarez noticed an SUV parked down the street from his parents’ house. He tried to dismiss his worries—maybe, he told himself, it was just someone visiting a neighbor.

Then the car pulled closer, and he saw that it was a government vehicle.

“My heart sank,” Juarez wrote in a legal declaration filed last week, “and I just knew, ‘This is it.’”

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