The Impact One Reporter Can Make — Obed Manuel, July 23, 2019

On the night of July 22, Obed Manuel reported in the Dallas Morning News that Francisco Erwin Galicia — an American citizen born in Dallas — had been detained by border patrol for three weeks. His family feared that he’d be deported.


The story went viral…

Obed appeared on CNN to explain what was happening…

By the end of the next day, Galicia was released.

Upon release, Galicia wrote, “Mommy, they let me go.”


We’re proud of you, Obed!