Tag : New Sanctuary Movement of Philadelphia
title : ‘Sanctuary Churches’ Promise to Shield Immigrants From Trump Ousting
summary : Leaders of religious congregations, including churches and synagogues, now are declaring themselves "sanctuaries" for immigrants fleeing deportation based on President-elect Donald Trump's threats to crackdown. These steps are being taken after New York, Chicago and Seattle mayors declared their cities "sanctuaries," as well as students, professors and alumni at elite universities, including Harvard, Yale and Brown, signed petitions asking their schools to protect undocumented students from any executive order.
date : Nov 20, 2016 10:21 AM EST