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Philadelphia Archbishop-elect Nelson Perez addresses those assembled at the archdiocese's offices after his introduction by Archbishop Charles J. Chaput as the 14th bishop and 10th archbishop of Philadelphia on Thursday. Credit: AP / The Philadelphia Inquirer / Michael Bryant

Nelson Perez is the first Latino archbishop in the history of the city, and is expected to officially begin his post on Feb. 18.

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Caravan for Freedom fights to get justice for local man seeking asylum from ICE

 06/06/2017 - 15:02
Olivia Vazquez translates a statement from Javier Flora, the man staying at Arch St. Methodist Church, after a deportation order from ICE officials.

Representatives from Juntos and the Arch Street Methodist Church are taking part in a ride from Philadelphia to Vermont to campaign for a conclusion to the case of Javier Flores Garcia, a man seeking asylum in the church after a deportation order from Immigrations and Customs Enforcement officials.