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Solidarity in Immigration Justice

Unitarian Universalists join national protests against migrant detention centers

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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.

Elaine McArdle | 7/12/2019

UUs protest Homestead child detention center

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UUs protest Homestead child detention center

Thousands of immigrant children are held at for-profit detention center in Florida.

Elaine McArdle | 6/28/2019

Bellingham fellowship assists families of immigrants arrested in ICE raid

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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.

Elaine McArdle | 12/24/2018

Six UUs arrested at interfaith protest by U.S. Border Patrol

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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.

Michael Hart | 12/14/2018 | Spring 2019

Communities of compassion and resistance

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Communities of compassion and resistance

In the midst of critical justice work, it is essential to practice more deeply our faith.

Susan Frederick-Gray | 9/1/2018 | Fall 2018

‘You cannot go out’

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‘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

Fellowship helps formerly incarcerated people reintegrate into community

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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.

Kenny Wiley | 11/1/2017 | Winter 2017

63 UU congregations are sanctuary churches

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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

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

Partners in justice

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Partners in justice

The UUA’s immigrant rights partners in Arizona help communities in peril.

Michelle Bates Deakin | 3/12/2012 | Spring 2012

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