Good Samaritans?

ICE raid leaves an Iowa town divided along faith lines

Posted: July 7, 2018 at 2:10 a.m.

Yadira Lopez looks on as her children Juana Barrios, Andrea Barrios and Oscar Barrios speak by phone with their father, who was detained in Iowa by immigration authorities in May.

In the days after immigration agents raided a dusty concrete plant on the west side of town, seizing 32 men from Mexico and Central America, the Rev. Trey Hegar, pastor of First Presbyterian Church, got into an impassioned argument on his Facebook page.

First Presbyterian Church — which became a crossroads for families and supporters of 32 immigrant cement plant workers who were detained in May — is i...

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