Texas 'affluenza' teen is fighting deportation from Mexico

December 31, 2015 2:19 AM

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The Texas teenager who became infamous for using an "affluenza" defense in a fatal drunken-driving accident is now fighting deportation from Mexico after being apprehended Monday in a seaside resort along with his mother.

His mother, though, was deported back to the U.S., where she could face up to 10 years in prison if convicted of helping her son run from the law.

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