Michael Wangai (not his real name) has been in U.S. immigration “detention” since August 2019. The only crime he has committed is seeking political asylum in the United States with a certainty that if he returns to his home country of Kenya, he will be
Prominent faith leaders are condemning the apprehension of an undocumented immigrant on church grounds by federal officials, arguing the action violates a government policy that discourages agents from raiding “sensitive locations” such as churches, hospitals, and schools.
Federal agents lied to a Christian immigrant from Indonesia and then arrested the man on the grounds of Glenmont United Methodist Church in Silver Spring, Maryland. Now ICE plans to deport him, separating him from his family.
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(RNS) — A prominent Manhattan pastor has filed a federal lawsuit alleging that U.S. officials violated her religious freedom when she was put on a watchlist over her ministry to migrants at the border.
For the last six months, Clive and Oneita Thompson and their two children have been doing familiar routines in an unfamiliar place.For the Thompsons, a move into a United Methodist Church in order to avoid deportation means sharing space with strangers.