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May 9, 2018

Groups protest detention of undocumented immigrants

The Sisters of Providence and the group Faith in Indiana sponsored the vigil to send several messages, Battista said. “One of support for Sonia and her family support for Avile …

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May 9, 2018

Honduran Mother In Sanctuary Asks Trump To Be With Family

  Vicky Chávez , a Honduran immigrant who took refuge in the First Unitarian Church in Salt Lake City, in the state of Utah, participated in the same teleconference . “I have 97 days in …

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May 9, 2018

Healthcare

Demonstrators urging Medicaid expansion return to Capitol 4 years after arrest

Thirteen members of the “Medicaid 23” returned to the scene of their “crimes” Tuesday, just over four years after their arrests made national news. This time, when they arrived in …

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May 8, 2018

Immigrant Justice

Justice Action Bulletin: Protected status ending for Honduras; Immigrant mothers receive sanctuary

“Mother’s Day is a time for families to be together,” Johana Bencomo, director of organizing with a Faith in Action federation in New Mexico said in the May 7 press release. “Because …

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May 8, 2018

Advocates Use Utah Sanctuary Mom In Case Against ‘Zero Tolerance’ Immigration Policy

Vicky Chavez is taking her story beyond the walls of Salt Lake City’s First Unitarian Church. “It’s hard being in sanctuary,” Chavez said through an interpreter on a conference call …

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May 8, 2018

Immigrant Justice

Activists denounce “cruelty” of Trump’s immigration policy on the eve of “Mother’s Day”

In that call, the Honduran Vicky Chávez said that she has been sheltering for 97 days with her daughters, of ten years and six months, respectively, in the “First Unitarian …

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