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June 21, 2018

Immigrant Justice

Sacramento faith leaders traveling to border to demand change

“Children and families from wherever they come deserve basic human rights and we are going to be very clear that this has to stop,” Westfall said. SAC ACT is multi-racial, …

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June 21, 2018

Immigrant Justice

How to help immigrant families from Sacramento to the border

ACT is headed down to San Ysidro, on the California border, Friday for an interfaith mass, said Carlos Montes-Ponce, an organizer. The mass is part of ACT’s effort at “re-humanizing …

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June 21, 2018

Immigrant Justice

House vote on compromise immigration bill delayed

On Capitol Hill Thursday, a wave of protests against the “zero tolerance” policy broke out, with dozens of children, parents and religious leaders gathered in the Russell Rotunda to speak …

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June 21, 2018

Immigrant Justice

Children fill Senate rotunda wrapped in Mylar jackets to protest immigration detentions

“I’m very proud of him. He has been watching the news and we cried together about what’s happening,” said Richard Morales, Lorenzo’s father who helped organized the protest for Faith …

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June 21, 2018

Immigrant Justice

Quaker Group Calls on Congress to Defund ICE and CBP

The AFSC has been working in New Hampshire and other states to protect immigrant communities by helping congregations prepare to offer sanctuary, conducting “know your rights” trainings, accompanying people in …

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June 21, 2018

Immigrant Justice

Hundreds Gather in Springfield Wednesday to Protest Zero Tolerance Immigration Policy

Hours before President Donald Trump said he’ll stop separating families at the border, a couple of hundred protesters stood along the south side of E. Sunshine, starting in front of …

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