Philly-area churches gang up to offer ICE-raid hotline, harass raids in progress

Philly-area churches gang up to offer ICE-raid hotline, harass raids in progress
(Image via New Sanctuary Movement)

[Ed. – If this were done for a non-leftist purpose, the colluding organizations would be thumped hard by law enforcement at every level.  Everybody is more equal before the law than you are.  Emphasis in original.]

On May 25, New Sanctuary Movement of Philadelphia faith leaders gathered to launch “Sanctuary in the Streets” – direct action to stop Obama’s deportation raids targeting refugee families. 

To fight back against the Obama Administration’s new round of raids, congregations across the city are building teams of people ready to respond to a raid.  When we get a call that a raid is happening in Philadelphia, we will call the teams to the site of the raid to hold a prayer vigil, film the raid on phone cameras, and be a presence for the family. We have 31 people signed up so far, and the list keeps growing!

Victims of a deportation raid can’t leave their home to seek sanctuary in a congregation, so we are bringing the congregation to them. 

[H/t: ImmigrationProf Blog]

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