Rev. Sean Caroll is a Jesuit priest and executive director of the Kino Border Initiative in Nogales, Mexico.

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Immigration, My Priesthood, and the Call to Resist Injustice

by Sean Carroll 02-16-2017

Image via RNS/Rob Schumacher/The Arizona Republic

On Feb. 8, Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos went to Mass and said a prayer before voluntarily going to her biannual appointment at the immigration office in Phoenix.

Guadalupe knew that, because of President Trump’s executive order on immigration enforcement, she was now considered a high priority for deportation and could be sent back to Mexico, leaving her two teenage children, both of them U.S. citizens.