Stories tagged: sanctuary
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 6, 2019
About 40 people gathered at the synagogue for the announcement Thursday, including other faith leaders and members of the Temple Beth Hatfiloh congregation. Maria Pablo Matias, who fled her country …
Tue., Aug. 7, 2018
For the past five and a half weeks, Jose Robles has been confined to Gethsemane Lutheran Church in downtown Seattle, where he sought sanctuary in late June to avoid deportation …
UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018
Chavez, 30, is afraid that U.S. immigration officials would round them up and send them back to Honduras, where she said she fears for their safety because of an abusive …
Thu., May 17, 2018
While railing against California for its so-called sanctuary immigration policies, President Donald Trump referred to some people who cross the border illegally as “animals” – drawing a sharp rebuke from …
Thu., April 26, 2018
The owners of an Oregon-based private wildlife center are petitioning to get their exotic animals back after Olympia animal control officers seized them a few weeks ago.
Sat., Nov. 25, 2017
The administration has no valid legal justification for its insistence that state and local law enforcement officers act as proxies for federal immigration agents.
Wed., July 26, 2017
Nearly a fifth of the forest in an orangutan sanctuary on the Indonesian part of Borneo has been taken over by people, a conservation group says, threatening efforts to rehabilitate …
Sat., Feb. 4, 2017
Volunteers are scrambling to find homes for hundreds of wild horses in South Dakota that were spared a possible trip to the slaughterhouse but are now suffering through a harsh …
Thu., Sept. 22, 2016
A city councilman wants Spokane Valley to declare itself a Second Amendment sanctuary city and symbolically proclaim the city’s support for its citizens’ right to keep and bear arms.