(Troy Wayrynen/The Columbian)
October 25, 2013
Jason Covington, a volunteer with OneAmerica Vancouver, left, and family friend Loriann Whalen, right, comfort Natasha Derthick, center, as she gives an emotional presentation on immigration reform at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Vancouver. Derthick's sister, Karen Byrne, a native of Ireland who spent much of her childhood in Vancouver, is unable to live near her family in Clark County because of delays in the U.S. immigration system. At top, Byrne with her daughters Roisin Byrne, left, and Siobhan Byrne.