Immigrant LDS leaders face tough struggle

The recent arrest and deportation of  two LDS Spanish-speaking branch presidents underscores the ongoing debate between justice and mercy on immigration issues.

Manuel Antonio Carias-Odonez, a Guatemala native, served as  president of the South Cache Spanish-speaking branch in Hyrum.

Carias-Odonez was arrested May 20 and put in jail for two weeks. After many investigations related to his case he was sent to Arizona and finally deported to Guatemala on June 13.
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