Jewish and Muslim faith leaders were arrested outside of House Speaker Paul Ryan’s office while calling for an end to deportations. Among them was 2017 Women’s March co-organiser and activist Linda Sarsour, rabbis, and imams all staging a sit-in who were taken away on charges of civil disobedience.
More than 100 clergy members from across Arkansas issued a statement Monday expressing "grief" over the end of the Deferred Action for Children Arrivals program and the lowering of refugee admission levels during a "global refugee crisis."
A fewer number of undocumented immigrants have taken refuge in churches even as an increasing number have been declaring themselves sanctuaries. Since the time Donald J. Trump has been elected as President of the United States in November 2016, about 400 Christian places of worship have turned into sanctuaries, pushing the number of such churches to over 800. This uptick happened after the newly elected president promised to deport undocumented people numbering in millions from United States soil.
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