Columbus Mennonite Church March Marks The One Year Sanctuary Of Edith Espinal By Mike Foley • Oct 4, 2018 Foley Faith leaders and activists have been holding events this week to mark the one-year anniversary of Edith Espinal’s sanctuary at a church in Columbus to avoid deportation. Espinal Says Local Leaders Not Doing Enough To Help Her Case By Jim Letizia • Oct 3, 2018 youtube.com This week marks one year since Edith Espinal took sanctuary in the Columbus Mennonite Church. Another Undocumented Immigrant Takes Sanctuary In Columbus Church By Jim Letizia • Jul 3, 2018 Vargas Family A Columbus resident has become the second woman to seek sancturary from federal immigration agents in a local church. Espinal Defies Federal Order To Leave Columbus By Jim Letizia • Oct 11, 2017 WCBE The undocumented Columbus resident who took refuge in a church to avoid deportation is now officially a fugitive. Fate Of Undocumented Columbus Resident Still Uncertain By Mike Foley • Oct 10, 2017 WCBE It’s unclear what will happen this week in the case of Edith Espinal, the undocumented immigrant taking sanctuary at the Columbus Mennonite Church. Undocumented Columbus Resident Again Takes Sanctuary In Local Church By Jim Letizia • Oct 4, 2017 WCBE An undocumented Columbus resident has again taken sanctuary in a Clintonville church in an effort to avoid deportation. Feds To Deport Undocumented Columbus Resident By Jim Letizia • Sep 26, 2017 WCBE Federal immigration officials say a Columbus resident and undocumented immigrant who took sanctuary inside a local church to avoid deportation will be returning to her native Mexico. Feds Allow Undocumented Immigrant In Columbus To Stay Temporarily By Jim Letizia • Sep 7, 2017 WCBE U.S. immigration authorities have decided not to detain a Columbus undocumented immigrant who took sanctuary in a local church this week. Columbus Church Offers Sanctuary To Undocumented Immigrant By Mike Foley • Sep 6, 2017 WCBE A Columbus resident, undocumented immigrant and mother of three has taken sanctuary at Columbus Mennonite Church to avoid deportation.