Three UU congregations sheltering immigrants

At least twelve other congregations are preparing to offer sanctuary.

ELAINE MCARDLE | 10/10/2017

Three Unitarian Universalist congregations took undocumented immigrants into sanctuary in August to protect them from deportation. Twelve other congregations are preparing to offer their spaces for sanctuary in response to increasing efforts by the Trump administration to target immigrants. 

In recent months, dozens of UU congregations across the country have joined interfaith teams supporting families in sanctuary and are working on expanding sanctuary policies in their communities, said Susan Leslie, UUA Congregational Advocacy and Witness director. READ MORE.

 

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