The Florida pastor whose megachurch is hosting a religious rally for President on Friday has pledged his protection to undocumented immigrants who fear they’ll risk deportation if they attend.
Miami pastor Guillermo Maldonado tried to reassure at his sermon Sunday, the Miami Herald reported. “You don’t have to be a citizen, and I will give you an affirmation as your spiritual father and your pastor,” he was quoted as saying.
“Someone said, ‘But how can you bring Trump to church if there’s people who don’t have papers?’ I ask you: Do you think I would do something where I would endanger my people? I’m not that dumb.”
Maldonado’s King Jesus International Ministry () typically draws hundreds of Latino families