EDUCATION

North Carolina honors student facing deportation can stay

A North Carolina college student bracing for a deportation hearing has learned she can stay in the U.S. after all.

Local media outlets reported Sthefany Flores was scheduled to appear Wednesday in Charlotte for an immigration meeting that could have led to her being deported to Honduras.

Flores, a junior honors student at Gardner-Webb University, received a letter from Immigration and Customs Enforcement on April 1 saying arrangements had been made to send her back to a?country she hasn't been to?since she was 7 years old.

On Monday, Flores was told ICE was canceling the meeting. She said officials told her signals had gotten crossed between ICE and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, which handles renewals for the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals program, and that her DACA extension had been located.