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Young, pregnant migrant’s case becomes a test of Trump policies on abortion and immigration

On Friday, a federal appellate panel here is scheduled to hear arguments in a case brought by the girl, called Jane Doe to shield her identity, to force Lloyd’s office to allow her to have an abortion. The dispute could be an important early test of both abortion rights and the treatment of immigrants in custody in the Trump era. Continue reading

Why This Church Is Providing ‘Sanctuary’ To Undocumented Immigrants
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Why This Church Is Providing ‘Sanctuary’ To Undocumented Immigrants

Southside Presbyterian Church in Tucson, Arizona, helped launch the “sanctuary church” movement in the 1980s, when places of worship across the country helped harbor Central American migrants facing the threat of deportation after fleeing violence in their countries. Southside was one of the first to publicly offer sanctuary and helped an estimated 14,000 immigrants throughout that decade, ABC news reported. Continue reading

Sonoma Sheriff Battles With ICE Over Misinformation On California Wildfires
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Sonoma Sheriff Battles With ICE Over Misinformation On California Wildfires

Originally published by Yahoo News As firefighters in Northern California battle ongoing wildfires, the Sonoma County sheriff is facing a different battle: fighting misinformation about how the fires started. Sonoma County Sheriff Rob Giordano issued a statement Thursday on Facebook calling out Immigrations and Customs Enforcement for spreading “inaccurate, inflammatory” information about the wildfires and about … Continue reading

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Single mother set to be deported after checking in at immigration office

Originally published by LA Times A single mother who was previously allowed to stay in the country as long as she checked in with immigration officials every year is going to be deported Thursday, according to the office of state Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego). Silvia Ocampo Ortiz had a check-in meeting with immigration … Continue reading