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December 12, 2018

Immigrant Justice District of Columbia, Maryland

Facing Deportation, Woman Takes Sanctuary in Maryland Church

Rosa Gutiérrez Lopez moved to the United States 13 years ago and had three American-born children. She recently checked in with immigration officials and was ordered to return to her …

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December 12, 2018

Immigrant Justice District of Columbia, Maryland

She was supposed to be deported, leaving 3 children. Instead, she hid in a church.

Gutierrez Lopez said she didn’t sleep in the days leading up to her Monday flight. She tried to hide her anxiety but her children knew something was wrong. Then a …

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December 10, 2018

Immigrant Justice California

Shelter is increasingly scarce for migrants released in San Diego County by ICE

The volunteers brought blankets in case the new families needed to stay the night. It’s not the first time this week volunteers haven’t known where they were going to put …

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December 8, 2018

Criminal Justice, Gun Violence Alabama

Faith in Action AL holds Lament and Hope Walk for victims of gun violence

The Lament and Hope Walk was held for families at First United Methodist. “I can feel the grief, I can feel the pain from those families,” Candricka Sutton. “It’s overwhelming …

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December 7, 2018

Clergy Organizing Missouri

Historical Marker Unveiled For Levi Harrington, Lynched April 3, 1882

Following a ceremony, Reconciliation through Remembrance, which included music, the reading of a proclamation issued by Kansas City, MO., Mayor Sly James declaring Dec. 1, 2018, Levi Harrington Day, a …

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December 7, 2018

Economic Dignity Ohio

For struggling Ohio town, polluting industries have brought needed jobs. Now it’s happening again

Amanda Kiger has seen the town’s problems up close as a community organizer for the Ohio Organizing Collaborative. “East Liverpool has been ravaged by the drug issues and there is no work,” …

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