Edith Espinal marks one year in sanctuary, calls out politicians for lack of help

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COLUMBUS, Ohio - Edith Espinal has spent the last year at Columbus Mennonite Church.Few people will ever know the position she is in whether they agree with her or not."Today, I have one year to live here in this sanctuary," Espinal said Tuesday.She has stayed in the church for sanctuary so she will not be deported."I think this year is the most difficult year of my life," she said. Espinal, center, addresses media at a news conference, Tuesday. She said there has been good days and bad days.She said most days are spent walking and talking to church members and learning English.In the evenings she waits for her family to visit. She is thankful for them and for her community."The community gives me more power," she said. "[It]...

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Edith Espinal marks one year in sanctuary, calls out politicians for lack of help

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