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Two More Leave Church Sanctuary as Immigration Policies Ease

posted on March 2, 2021

Religion News Service’s Yonat Shimron reports, “An Ohio woman and a Missouri man who took sanctuary in churches to avoid deportation have been allowed to leave.” They were among the migrants around the country who had taken refuge in houses of worship during Trump’s immigration crackdown because ICE generally avoids making arrests in sensitive locations. Shimron writes, “Their departures bring to four the number of people living in church sanctuary who have left since the inauguration of President Joe Biden.”

Read at Religion News Service