CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (RNS) — A woman who fled Honduras after her partner stabbed her multiple times and has lived in church sanctuary for nearly two years is entitled to stay in the United States, a panel of federal judges ruled.
(RNS) — Some indigent immigrants would owe as much as $500,000 for overstaying their deportation orders.
(RNS) — The 66-year-old Muslim refugee from Iraq, who has lived in the U.S. for decades and trained tens of thousands of U.S. soldiers, spent two years inside an Albuquerque church’s basement seeking sanctuary from deportation.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (RNS) — Juana Luz Tobar Ortega will mark her two-year anniversary in sanctuary later this month. A new film documents her struggle.
DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) — In 2018 the 'War on Christmas' is an assault led by President Trump and justified by his evangelical enablers.
(RNS) — Churches that provide sanctuary to people at risk of deportation are doubling down on security and wondering how best to deal with ICE.
DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) — A group of United Methodists severely criticized the arrest of Samuel Oliver-Bruno, an undocumented immigrant who had been living in their church, as he applied for a deferral on his deportation.
(RNS) — Christians, especially those who believe that Scripture should be the foundation of American law, should be leading the charge in support of Dreamers, refugees and other immigrants.
RALEIGH, N.C. (RNS) — Will law enforcement be sent into houses of worship — against the will of congregants motivated by sincere beliefs — despite the president's oft-stated commitment to religious freedom?
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Javier Flores Garcia's attorney says his client has been granted deferred action, which allows him to live and work in the country.
Are advocates of the New Sanctuary Movement meaning to call for civil disobedience?
(RNS) Some religious leaders are preaching caution rather than participation.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Maria Swearingen and Sally Sarratt have been encouraged by the cheers from progressives and aren't focusing on the criticism from conservative Christians.
(RNS) The move came on the eve of the inauguration of Donald Trump, who made anti-immigrant rhetoric and a Muslim registry part of his campaign.
PHILADELPHIA (RNS) An undocumented Mexican and father of three has taken refuge in a United Methodist Church here. It's one of a small but growing number of U.S. congregations willing to harbor immigrants facing deportation.