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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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May 8, 2018

Immigrant Justice

Faith network shares plight of mothers seeking to avoid deportation

Martha Lorena Rivera describes a life of uncertainty and difficulty as she and her youngest child, an 8-year-old daughter, have lived at a Catholic retreat near Las Cruces for the past …

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May 8, 2018

Immigrant Justice

Mothers in sanctuary ask Trump to be with their families

Noel Andersen, representative of Church World Service, one of the organizations that organized the telephone link, said these cases reflect the effect that the harsh “zero tolerance” policies of this …

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May 8, 2018

The Greitens trial: First-term prosecutor gears up for biggest case of her career

Cassandra Gould, the pastor at Quinn Chapel AME Church and the executive director of Missouri Faith Voices, was one of many to see racism and hypocrisy at work in the …

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