PETITION: Stop Congress from targeting sanctuary cities

from Church World Service Faith leaders across the country are standing together in solidarity with immigrants and demanding that Congress oppose any legislation that would force local police to serve as immigration enforcement officers or repeal local community-based policing ordinances. Join us in telling Congress to respect the efforts of local law enforcement to build … Continue reading PETITION: Stop Congress from targeting sanctuary cities

IMMIGRATION: New Sanctuary movement at the border can spiritually transform us

by John Fife, NCR The situation on the southwestern U.S. border in the 1980s led to a movement of faith communities we called Sanctuary. In 1980 we began to learn that refugees from the death squads, torture and massacres of villages in El Salvador and Guatemala were arriving at the border. The U.S. government refused … Continue reading IMMIGRATION: New Sanctuary movement at the border can spiritually transform us