From the Sanctuary to the Streets
At the same time, she was moved by hearing the clergy leaders and activists accompanying Perez singing and praying together all the while in the ICE office room, which contained a portrait of Trump. Perez received his ankle bracelet and is now back with his family awaiting news on his legal stay. If it is not approved or extended, he will have to board a plane for Guatemala on Oct.
Perez said he is relying on activists as well as his church to help him win an extension of his stay. We want justice and we think that if we work together, we can accomplish justice. The injustice he fights is not just in the area of deportation, but also of wage theft, he said.
He knows of employers who have hired undocumented workers to finish a job and then refused to pay them after the work is done, knowing the employees will be too scared of deportation to go to the police. Dave Eisenstadter photo. As for Sanctuary in the Streets, the movement is ever-growing. Bookbinder and Sierra facilitated a meeting on Monday, Sept.
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In addition to accompanying folks like Perez, they have established a hour hotline and a network of 1, activists to rally on short notice. To have so many people in a room — standing room only — supporting a cause is impressive. How much more impressive it is to have a room full of people willing to commit volunteer hours and do the hard work of organizing and breathing life into a movement.
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When confronted with the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, as announced by the Trump administration earlier this month, and continued inaction on broader immigration topics from Congress, local action and activism is continuing to gain momentum — educating people along the way of the harm our current immigration system is causing to families and productive residents of the region and beyond. Monthly meetings will continue.
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Sanctuary in the Streets: Mass Incarceration and Detention
As the assault on immigrant rights and well-being continues around us, our ADORE A Diologue on Race and Ethnicity group invites you to join in solidarity with our neighbors. Jointly offered with Sanctuary Streets. Please join us for volunteer training on how to offer court support. Spanish-speakers and those with access to a car are especially needed, but all are welcome and can be of assistance!
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