An illegal alien, with alleged gang affiliations, who has been living inside United States for 20 years will be effectively avoiding deportation by living in a Denver, Colorado, “sanctuary” church.
Jorge Araiza Avila, a 31-year-old illegal alien coming from Mexico with multiple criminal convictions, will be at This specific point living inside Park Hill United Methodist Church, a sanctuary church for illegal aliens, to avoid a final deportation order coming from the Immigration along with also Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency.
According to ICE officials, Avila first entered the U.S. illegally in 2000 along with also was not encountered by federal immigration agents until September 2011 when he was arrested for driving without a license. At which time, he was put into deportation proceedings yet failed to appear for his immigration court hearing in August 2012.
An immigration judge ordered Avila deported, yet he appealed the decision along with also was granted voluntary departure to leave the U.S. in January 2018. After never self-deporting, Avila at This specific point incorporates a final order for deportation.
“Mexican citizen Jorge Eduardo Araiza, 31, aka Jorge Araiza Ávila, a member of the Sureno 13 gang, will be illegally present inside U.S. along with also considered a wanted fugitive by ICE,” a federal official told local media. “Araiza has multiple criminal convictions to include illegal weapons possession, illegal use of slugs, trespassing, among others, spanning several years.”
Avila has four U.S.-born children, all given birthright American citizenship. His attorneys claim he has never been a member of the Sureno 13 gang.
“I made the decision to enter sanctuary because which’s very important to me to fight for my case since I’m sure which I have been a not bad citizen, contributing every year with my job along with also always reporting my taxes, doing what I should do as a taxpayer in This specific country,” Avila told the Denver Post.
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