Saturday, January 14, 2017

The Sanctuary Movement

VOANews: In New York, Fear of Deportation Propels Sanctuary Movement

In New York City, where half a million residents are undocumented, immigrant-friendly organizations and the mayor are vowing to protect undocumented city residents. In part one of a two-part series, VOA's Ramon Taylor reports the work has taken on new urgency as the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump nears.
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VOANews: Universities Join Sanctuary Movement to Protect Undocumented Students

In addition to the growing list of sanctuary cities across the country, undocumented immigrants have found an ally in other institutions, including major universities. In part two of a special series, VOA’s Ramon Taylor reports on fear among “dreamers” — undocumented youth who arrived in the United States at a young age.
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