sanctuary city

  • pponents object that the Texas “show me your papers” law would allow police to question anyone they stop for traffic violations about their immigration status. Photo Credit: Pixabay

    Battle Over Sanctuary City Ban Moves from TX Capitol to the Courts

    Mark Richardson Public News Service AUSTIN, Texas – The ink was barely dry on Gov. Greg Abbott’s signature on Senate Bill 4, the Texas Sanctuary Cities bill, when the battle over it moved from the state Capitol to the courts. Opponents such as the ACLU and MALDEF are preparing...
  • Churches across the Bay Area and the country have come to the protection of community members as “sanctuary churches”. Photo Credit: CC BY 2.0/flickr/Allie_Caulfield

    “Sanctuary Churches” Are the New Refuge for Undocumented Immigrants

    Estephany Haro El Observador During these times of uncertainty in the immigrant community, there seems to be one place where they feel safer, their church. The immigrant community has a history of turning to their churches for any type of support, especially for shelter during rough times. Such is...
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    California, A Safe State for Undocumented Immigrants

    Estephany Haro El Observador On Monday, the California senate passed bill SB 54 in response of President Trump’s anti-immigration policies. The bill, proposed by California State Senate President Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) would apply a set of sanctuary policies statewide that would prevent law enforcement from working with...