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This Undocumented Mom Is Taking Sanctuary at an NYC Church to Fight Her Deportation

via Colorlines The southern border isn’t the only theater of immigration-based family separation. In New York City, Debora Berenice Barrios-Vasquez is fighting to stay in the U.S. with her two young citizen children. Click here to continue reading.

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Methodist minister Lea Matthews is on a mission to stop an undocumented mother from being deported

via Mic.com When Rev. Lea Matthews answered her phone in early June, she did not realize the call would be a divine one. “I got a call on a Saturday night and was informed that there was a family that needed an immediate safe space,” Matthews said in a video interview. “And would this church...

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SPSA Providing Sanctuary for Immigrant Mother

via the New York Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church Earlier this month, the Church of St. Peter and St. Andrew United Methodist (SPSA) in Manhattan was asked to put into action a commitment they had made in January 2018 to become a sanctuary church… Click here to continue reading.

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Love Wins

Love wins after the church building was defaced with a hateful symbol (West Side Rag, August 28, 2017). “Today neighbors and friends are coming by to leave messages of hope and resistance where the swastika had been!”

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