>> We're gonna keep on fighting.>> Activists in Phoenix, Arizona, on Thursday pleading for the return of Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos, an undocumented mother of two who was deported to Nogales, Sonora, Mexico.>> Guadalupe's in Nogales.>> Her husband saying she's an early target of President Trump's immigration order.
>> She has been deported. And this has been one of the first victims of President Trump, previously a victim of Sheriff Arpaio and his raids. This family has now been separated.>> Her children vowing to fight for her return.>> No one should ever go through the pain of having their mom taken away from them.
And I'm here and I'm gonna keep on fighting. I'm gonna keep on fighting for my mom and for the other families that are going through the same thing, because this is unfair.>> Garcia de Rayos was detained when she made a routine appointment with Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
In 2008, she was arrested in a workplace raid, and was later convicted of felony impersonation. She served six months in ICE detention and had to make annual visits with ICE officials since. Her deportation is just one story, but it's galvanized activists.>> Stop them, fight back!>> Protesting outside the Phoenix ICE office, where demonstrators surrounded the van carrying the Arizona mom.
Her teenage kids trying to communicate with her through the glass. This comes after a January 20th executive order by President Trump that prioritizes deportation for undocumented immigrants convicted of a crime. The Trump administration has also directed immigration officials to end the practice known as catch and release, and deport all illegal immigrants instead.
Even if they have not committed serious crimes or pose any danger.>> They're gonna be gone fast.>>