NEW YORK (FOX 5 NEWS) - As a single mother of three finds sanctuary in a church in upper Manhattan, a community continues to rally behind her. Many here see Amanda Morales-Guerra, and her children who are U.S. citizens, as a symbol against racist immigration policies.
Fearing for her life, Morales-Guerra, fled native Guatemala for the U.S. in 2004. ICE issued a report Monday saying that she was supposed to report in two Thursdays ago and because she didn't she is now a fugitive.
Morales-Guerra was a candidate to apply for asylum when she arrived in America. But the window has since closed.
United against those who try to divide, the supporters gathered outside Holyrood Church in Washington Heights. They held an interfaith plea and prayer for what they called their undocumented brothers and sisters living in the shadow.