See here a statement by our Disciples RIM Director that describes today’s new forms of sanctuary support, and our scriptural motivation to support immigrants seeking protection from our faith communities. This statement was given at a Faith Leaders Press Conference outside an April ICE Check In appointment in Baltimore, Md., together with others from the DC/Md./Va. Sanctuary Congregations Network.
Sanctuary Support Toolkit: For guidance on how you can hold prayer vigils, share supportive stories about Immigrants with the media, and hold a Press Conference or other actions for support in your area. Go to Toolkit here.
10 Key Points about Sanctuary Cities — From the Immigrant Legal Resource Center.
Senate Democrats Block Sanctuary Cities Bill, by Sarah D. Wire, Los Angeles Times.
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