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80 Faith-based National and State Organizations to Congress: Border Wall Proposal Inconsistent with Interfaith Values

As Congress returns from recess just ahead of an April 28 deadline for funding through the end of the current fiscal year, 39 prominent national faith-based organizations and 41 state & local faith-based organizations and congregations urge members of Congress to oppose any efforts to build a wall or other barrier across the U.S.-Mexico border. Read more >

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Trump immigration agency wants to kick 50,000 Haitians out of the USA

President Trump's immigration agency is recommending that the U.S. end temporary protections by next January for 50,000 Haitians allowed to remain in the United States following a series of natural disasters that have crippled the poverty-stricken Caribbean nation. Read more >

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California Moves to Become ‘Sanctuary State,’ and Others Look to Follow

A 42-year-old immigrant was on her way to church in Mendota, a small Read more >

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Battle over sanctuary cities escalating

Immigration hardliners are threatening to hold potentially billions of dollars in state grants hostage as they seek to compel so-called sanctuary cities to cooperate with federal law enforcement officials. Read more >

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The other Japanese internment America still hasn't fully acknowledged

In March 1944, 13-year-old Isamu Carlos Arturo Shibayama, his parents and five siblings were taken from their home in Peru and shipped to New Orleans on an American troop ship. Stripped of their identity papers, the Shibayamas were admitted to the United States as “illegal aliens” and sent to a prison camp in Texas, where they would spend the next 2 1/2 years. Read more >

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Advocates doubt Trump administration will act to stem flow of migrants across Canada-U.S. border

The crossing of migrants into Canada that has now become a thorny issue on the U.S.’s northern frontier was certainly not on horizon until recently

As the new administration Read more >

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