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December 12, 2018

Immigrant Justice District of Columbia, Maryland

Bethesda church offers sanctuary to Salvadoran immigrant

More than a dozen people were on their feet Wednesday, welcoming Rosa Gutiérrez into the sanctuary of Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church. “Our primary role and obligation is to Rosa,” …

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December 12, 2018

Immigrant Justice District of Columbia, Maryland

Hounded by Trump administration, Virginia mother of 3 takes sanctuary in a church

“We’ve been in contact with the court so many times asking them to at least adjudicate the stay,” Perez-Casillas said, explaining that he eventually had to play a strange game …

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December 12, 2018

Immigrant Justice District of Columbia, Maryland

Madre salvadoreña que enfrenta proceso de deportación busca refugio en iglesia de Maryland

Aunque legalmente, Inmigración podría entrar a una iglesia para detener a una persona, no lo hacen porque son considerados lugares sensibles, según una política promulgada por Barack Obama que permanece …

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December 12, 2018

Immigrant Justice District of Columbia, Maryland

Bethesda church offers sanctuary to immigrant mother with 3 US-born children

A Bethesda church is offering sanctuary to a woman who fled violence in El Salvador 13 years ago and was told to return to that country after her asylum request …

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December 12, 2018

Immigrant Justice District of Columbia, Maryland

Facing Deportation, This Undocumented Mother Is Taking Sanctuary In A Bethesda Church

“We are here to bear witness that the immigration policies of this country are immoral,” said Alvin Herring, executive director of Faith in Action, a national umbrella group that encompasses the …

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December 12, 2018

Immigrant Justice District of Columbia, Maryland

Salvadoreña toma santuario en iglesia para proteger a hijo con síndrome de Down

Rosa Inés Gutiérrez López debía “autodeportarse” el lunes pasado a El Salvador, pero este miércoles se convirtió en la primer inmigrante en recibir santuario en el área de la capital estadounidense, …

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