BEECH GROVE, Ind. — A Beech Grove High School graduate who is facing deportation is selling everything she owns in a yard sale before she’s forced to return to Mexico.
The sale of Erika Fierro’s belongings began Friday at Good Shepherd Catholic Church.
“We’ll get rid, whatever doesn’t sell is going to charity,” said Erika.
The money raised will help her family pay for their expenses when they go to Mexico.
Erika was brought to the U.S. by her parents when she was 5 years old.
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Her husband Jesus was picked up for deportation in April while he was on his way to work. Jesus entered the country illegally in 1988.
Erika was taken into custody but was later released. Since April, she has been checking in every two weeks with immigration representatives.
Erika is leaving the country voluntarily after all of her attempts to stay in the U.S. were rejected.
The yard sale runs Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Good Shepherd, 2905 Carson Avenue, Indianapolis.
June 16, 2018 | WRTV Channel 6 | Link to Story