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He says the shutdown forced him to seek sanctuary

Jan 10, 2019 - CNN

(CNN) -- An undocumented immigrant in Colorado says he's taken shelter in a church because the government shutdown leaves him with no other choice.

Miguel Ramirez Valiente is facing a deportation order -- but his lawyer says right now he has no way to fight it.

Most immigration courts are shuttered because of the shutdown. Judges are only hearing the cases of detained immigrants, while other cases are being postponed. But Immigration and Customs Enforcement's fugitive operations an...