Immigration Officials Grant Utah Sisters Deportation Reprieve

Three sisters who tearfully begged for a chance to go before a judge to avoid deportation within days were granted something beyond what they imagined.

A yearlong stay in Utah, courtesy of the federal government.

“Last night was the first night I’ve slept all night,” Barbara Avelar said Wednesday. “I just wasn’t sure. It’s so hard to believe.”

Avelar and her two sisters — Laura and Silvia — were granted a rare deferred action from U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforcement (ICE) authorities, the agency confirmed Wednesday.

To read this heartwarming story, please click hereIt’s nice to read some good news for a change of pace.