Living in limbo
As the U.S. government aggressively pursues undocumented immigrants, life goes on for months or even years as those in sanctuary appeal their cases.
Unitarian Universalists join national protests against migrant detention centers
Members and leaders join July 2 “Close the Camps” protests, plan to join July 12 protests.
UUs protest Homestead child detention center
Thousands of immigrant children are held at for-profit detention center in Florida.
Bellingham fellowship assists families of immigrants arrested in ICE raid
Unitarian Universalists provide meeting space, food, money, and volunteer support to local immigrant families disrupted by ICE arrests.
Six UUs arrested at interfaith protest by U.S. Border Patrol
Interfaith “Love Knows No Borders” action held in solidarity with migrants’ right to seek asylum.
Communities of compassion and resistance
In the midst of critical justice work, it is essential to practice more deeply our faith.
‘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.
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.
Fellowship helps formerly incarcerated people reintegrate into community
Poughkeepsie fellowship helps ex-prisoners; Carbondale, Colorado, congregation votes to offer sanctuary; Pittsfield, Maine, marks church’s 150th anniversary.
63 UU congregations are sanctuary churches
Two congregations have been given new accessibility certification; two groups have become covenanting communities.
Phoenix woman deported, activists arrested blocking ICE van
Unitarian Universalist minister, six others jailed overnight for blocking vehicle.
News brief: Sheriff Joe Arpaio loses reelection in Arizona