Yes, you would be
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The online system isn't perfect ... if you don't get the family name perfect, it will say that the person isn't in the system. Try variations of the two family names with, and without, a hyphen.
Otherwise, if you know exactly where he was arrested ... hire a lawyer to meet with the Border Patrol.
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Yes, the person will be in the system, but allow for the time for the info to be processed and misspellings. The best thing to do is to hire an attorney who will look for your dad.
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