Hope Mustakim (center), director of the Waco Immigrants Alliance, speaks at a press conference Monday in support of Estela Fajardo, a longtime Waco resident in danger of being deported from Mexico.

Fajardo was released last week from McLennan County Jail after waiting nearly three years for a theft trial, and immigration authorities picked her up and took her to a South Texas detention facility.

Her attorneys and local prosecutors have agreed to set a trial date of March 5.

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