Sunday, March 23, 2014

Immigration Icon Elvira Arrellano Back in United States!

Fox News Latino reports that Mexican activist Elvira Arellano, who holed up in a Chicago church for more than a year to avoid deportation, was released in San Diego two days after giving herself up to U.S. immigration authorities.  She has been paroled into the country and will have a hearing in immigration court.

Arellano was TIME magazine's Person of the Year in 2006.  She  rejoin her loved ones.

Arellano was deported from the United States in August 2007, shortly after she left the Chicago church that sheltered her from immigration authorities seeking to enforce a deportation order.


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