Post Tagged with: "New Sanctuary Movement"

Reverend Juan Carlos Ruiz, co-founder of the New Sanctuary Movement, mentioned that, aside from Morales, there are 10 other immigrants taking shelter in churches. (Photo by Victor Matos via El Diario)

Fear Grows that ICE May Not Respect Sanctuary Churches

Immigration, Manhattan August 22, 2017 at 4:59 pm

Local activists and politicians concede that no law prevents ICE agents from entering houses of worship, El Diario/La Prensa reports. 

Protesters outside 26 Federal Plaza, where religious activists stage a weekly prayer demonstration against immigration policies. (Photo by Adi Talwar/City Limits)

Forging a Religious Path Within Occupy Wall Street Movement

Politics, Religion May 1, 2012 at 12:01 pm

As Occupy Wall Street protesters take to the soggy streets this morning for the May Day General Strike, we took in this City Limits piece that explores a strain of religious activism within the protest movement, and a Mexican priest whose religious path has included immigration advocacy, as well as preaching.