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Former Catholic priest and advocate for immigrants joins Episcopal church

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Richard Estrada, 72, has made a name for himself in Los Angeles. He founded the first homeless shelter for immigrant youth in the city, planned the historic immigration march of 2006, and provided thousands of gallons of water to those crossing the border, dying of fatigue.

Now a former Catholic priest, Estrada recently decided to join the Episcopal church.

'Orange is the New Black' actress opens up about her parents' deportation

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Note to Catholic Republican House Speaker John Boehner: Separating parents from children through deportation is devastating to all involved.

Actress Diane Guerrero penned an opinion piece in the Los Angeles Times describing what it's like to live with deportation hanging over a household and what it's like when deportation finally visited her home and took her parents and brother away from her. 

Guerrero writes:

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