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Unitarian Universalists offer homes to asylum seekers in caravan

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Unitarian Universalists offer homes to asylum seekers in caravan

Central American asylum seekers, fleeing violence at home, may be released from detention centers to sponsors’ homes.

Elaine McArdle | 6/1/2018

‘You cannot go out’

Feature

‘You cannot go out’

Since October, Sujitno and Dahlia Sajuti have lived in a Unitarian Universalist church, pleading to stay in the country they’ve called home for thirty years.

Patrick Sullivan | 3/19/2018 | Spring 2018

Lawsuit settled against Sheriff Arpaio for workplace raids

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Lawsuit settled against Sheriff Arpaio for workplace raids

UUA President Susan Frederick-Gray, a plaintiff in suit against Arizona county sheriff’s office, says fight for immigrant justice continues.

Elaine McArdle | 2/9/2018 | Summer 2018

Seeking asylum from credible fear

Life

Seeking asylum from credible fear

Unitarian Universalist volunteers are helping traumatized women and children at a family immigrant detention center in Texas.

Elaine McArdle | 12/18/2017 | Winter 2017

Three UU congregations sheltering immigrants

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Three UU congregations sheltering immigrants

At least twelve other congregations are preparing to offer sanctuary.

Elaine McArdle | 10/10/2017 | Winter 2017

63 UU congregations are sanctuary churches

General Assembly

63 UU congregations are sanctuary churches

Two congregations have been given new accessibility certification; two groups have become covenanting communities.

Sonja L. Cohen | 6/22/2017

‘Leaving no one out’

Ideas

‘Leaving no one out’

Unitarian Universalist minister who heads Colorado ACLU sees complentary values in civil liberties work and in UU communities.

Alexandra Varney McDonald | 7/31/2017 | Summer 2017

Read this: Maricopa County’s ‘Tent City’ jail to close

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Read this: Maricopa County’s ‘Tent City’ jail to close

Arizona’s notorious outdoor jail was focus of UUA public witness event at Phoenix General Assembly in 2012.

Elaine McArdle | 4/14/2017

Texas UU coalition fights bills hostile to immigrants and transgender people

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Texas UU coalition fights bills hostile to immigrants and transgender people

240 Unitarian Universalists lobby legislators on reproductive justice, immigrant and refugee justice, and economic justice issues.

Elaine McArdle | 3/28/2017 | Summer 2017

Phoenix woman deported, activists arrested blocking ICE van

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Phoenix woman deported, activists arrested blocking ICE van

Unitarian Universalist minister, six others jailed overnight for blocking vehicle.

Elaine McArdle | 2/17/2017 | Summer 2017

News brief: Sheriff Joe Arpaio loses reelection in Arizona

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News brief: Sheriff Joe Arpaio loses reelection in Arizona

Hardline officer charged with criminal contempt of court over treatment of Latinos may get position in Trump administration.
Elaine McArdle | 11/14/2016

News brief: Sheriff Arpaio charged with criminal contempt

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News brief: Sheriff Arpaio charged with criminal contempt

Failure to stop racial profiling leads to federal charge.

Elaine McArdle | 10/28/2016

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