sanctuary

A Brown woman with long black hair and a yellow dress speaks into a microphone at a church

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

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. 

A wooden cross resting on its side, leaning against a building

How Does It Feel to Take Refuge From Deportation in a Church?

A new photo essay from The Nation follows an immigrant of undocumented status as she fights to stay with her children.

Ongoing Deportations Inspire Revival of Sanctuary Movement

Faith leaders are bringing back a tactic from the 1980s.