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Ingrid Encalada Latorre

Ingrid Encalada Latorre

After two years in sanctuary, Colorado mom is granted a pardon

In December 2019, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis announced clemency for Ingrid Encalada Latorre, a mother of two young boys who had lived in sanctuary at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Boulder for the past two years.

Ingrid is a leader of the sanctuary movement in Colorado, fighting so that she and others like her can keep their families together and stay in their chosen homes. 

“Thank you so much to the thousands of people who have stood with Ingrid over these last several years who helped make this victory possible,” said AFSC's Jordan Garcia. Read more.

Stand next to us and push: An interview with Ingrid Encalada Latorre

Ingrid speaks out about her experiences in sanctuary and how everyday people can contribute to the sanctuary movement to protect all community members. 

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Tell ICE: Release Eliseo

On Jan. 11, ICE detained Ingrid's partner, although there was no reason to target him now. 

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What it means to provide sanctuary

Reflections from the Quaker meeting that took Ingrid into sanctuary