Tag Archives: Sanctuary

NATIONAL Undocumented Woman Finds Healing And Support In Sanctuary

Last year, the Supreme Court ruledit was reasonable to assume that a person who received a notice to appear without a specified date and time wouldn't be able to complete that request. This ruling, along with the fact th ...

Congressmen decry detention of immigrant who left church

Two North Carolina congressmen are slamming the Trump administration as “callous” and “cruel” after an immigrant who sought refuge from deportation in a church was arrested after arriving at an appointment with immigrati ...

Oregon ‘Sanctuary State’ Policy Survives As Voters Reject Fearmongering

A majority of midterm voters supported keeping the state’s decades-old policy preventing local police from making immigration arrests. ...

Oregon Has the Nation’s Oldest Sanctuary Law. It Might Not Survive This Election.

Thirty years before blue states like California went to war with the Trump administration over enforcing immigration policies, an Oregon state representative named Rocky Barilla proposed the law that created the nation’s ...

Hearing Set for Man Seeking Sanctuary in Michigan Church

U.S. District Court records show a Nov. 13 hearing on the government's request to dismiss Ded Rranxburgaj's petition to stop a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement order for removal after his legal status expired. ...

New York City and State File Suit Over Grants Linked to ICE Cooperation

The Justice Department has been doling out nearly $200 million in public safety grants to selected cities across the country in the last few weeks. ...

Report: ‘Sanctuary’ Policies Slowing Inmate Transfers to ICE

The nonpartisan Migration Policy Institute says Tuesday that about 69 percent of arrests during the first 135 days of the Trump administration were transfers from criminal custody. That's compared with more than 85 perce ...

Immigrant Shielded From Deportation by Philadelphia Church Walks Free

Facing deportation to Mexico and fearing separation from his children,Javier Flores Garcia took refuge last year in a Methodist church in downtown Philadelphia. Members of the congregation prepared a makeshift bedroom fo ...

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