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DENVER, CO – MAY 12: Jeanette Vizguerra, who is in the US illegally and has taken sanctuary at First Baptist Church of Denver, holds her son Santiago on May 12, 2017 in Denver, Colorado. Vizguerra was granted a two year stays of deportation. (Photo by RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post)

Jeanette Vizguerra, a Colorado immigration activist whose fight to stay in this country has drawn national attention, is once again taking sanctuary in a Denver church after suing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in an effort to stave off deportation.

As her nearly two-year stay of deportation expired Friday, Vizguerra, 47, and her lawyers announced from inside the First Unitarian Society of Denver church that she will again be confined to living inside a house of faith to avoid being sent back to Mexico.