Hope comes home: Inside the local Catholic effort to reunite a family

Vol. 5 | No. 4 | January 31, 2020

Violence and murder pushed the Arredondo family to flee Guatemala for their lives. A broken immigration system split them three ways at the U.S.-Mexico border during the height of the federal government’s short- lived “no-tolerance” policy in 2018. On Page 10, Pilar Marrero has the inside story of how a network of volunteers, lawyers, and clerics helped welcome the Arredondos to the U.S. and pull off the “miracle” of the reunion they’d been praying for.

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