Tag Archives: Central America
At least 800 churches across the U.S. have joined a movement to shield immigrants from removal.
Rather than submit to Trump’s deportation machine, Alirio Gámez went to church. On Tuesday, the 40-year-old Salvadoran announced to a group of faith leaders,...Read More
In the last month, the number of congregations offering to provide shelter to immigrants has more than doubled across the country to 450.
“I think a lot of the faithful in the coming years are going to be compelled to follow the mandates of their faith rather than the law of the land.”...Read More
The pair took sanctuary in an Austin church eight months ago, hoping to avoid deportation back into danger at home.
Immigrant experts say pressure from an Austin church and others in the sanctuary movement may have prompted an unusual form of relief for a Guatemalan pair....Read More
Deportations along Mexico’s southern border more than doubled between 2013 and 2015, forcing migrants into remote areas where many are robbed or exploited....Read More
Salvadoran journalist Óscar Martínez’s harrowing new book is a plea for comprehension of the terror that drives people from Central America to the U.S....Read More
A year later, most of the TV cameras and politicians have moved on. Some of the volunteers have gone home and donations have dwindled. But the need is still the...Read More