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Dec 14, 2018
Faith leaders arrested at U.S.-Mexico border explain why they went
(San Diego Union Tribune)
Faith leaders explain why they participated in the Love Knows No Borders day of action.
Dec 14, 2018
This holiday season I'm standing with immigrants
(Corpus Christi Caller-Times)
After visiting the migrant caravan, AFSC's Kerri Kennedy reflects on the importance of supporting migrants.
Dec 14, 2018
#LoveKnowsNoBorders: The privilege, people and power of nonviolent protest
(The Presbyterian Outlook)
Pastor Bruce Reyes-Chow reflects on what it meant to get arrested at the #LoveKnowsNoBorders action.
Dec 14, 2018
Maine faith leaders join hundreds in dramatic protest at nation’s southern border
(The Beacon)
A small interfaith group from Maine marched up to the razor wire at a fence on U.S.’s southern border this week, joining over 400 people of faith in a national week of action.
Dec 14, 2018
Why Dozens of Interfaith Leaders Were Arrested at the Border
(KPFA)
AFSC's Lucy Duncan talks about why hundreds of faith leaders traveled to the border in solidarity with migrants.
Dec 13, 2018
Pentagon: NKorea slow to negotiate over US war remains
(Washington Post)
Restrictions on humanitarian activities send mixed signals to North Koreans.
Dec 13, 2018
Vigil held in Fells Point in solidarity for migrants seeking U.S. asylum
(WBAL TV)
Groups across the nation held events Wednesday to stand in solidarity with migrants seeking asylum in the United States.
Dec 13, 2018
Migrant caravan draws dueling rallies in Southern California
(The Press-Enterprise)
Rallies in support of and against the thousands of Central American migrants waiting in Tijuana to cross into the United States are scheduled in North Carolina.
Dec 13, 2018
SA pastor details abrupt end to San Diego protest at U.S.-Mexico border
(ABC 12)
A San Antonio Pastor explains why he went to the border to stand with migrants.
Dec 13, 2018
Incarcerated State
(Tucson Weekly)
A big push for criminal justice reform is on the horizon at the Arizona Legislature in 2019.
Dec 12, 2018
Arizonans want criminal justice reform
(Arizona Daily Star)
AFSC's Caroline Isaacs makes the case for criminal justice reform.
Dec 12, 2018
Ferment at the frontier shows a chasm within America’s world of faith
(The Economist)
On December 10, federal authorities arrest an interfaith action calling for an end to detention and deportation.
Dec 12, 2018
Boise faith leaders take part in peaceful protest at border
(7KTVB)
A reverend from a Boise church was among 32 people who were detained by Border Patrol officers.
Dec 12, 2018
Quakers, Rabbis, Imams Protest For Migrant Rights Because ‘Love Knows No Borders’
(Huffington Post)
Monday’s interfaith demonstration at the San Diego-Tijuana border launched a week of solidarity actions across the country.
Dec 11, 2018
At least 30 faith leaders arrested in border protest
(Religion News Service)
At least 30 American clergy were taken into custody, who had come to protest the treatment of Central American asylum-seekers and to decry the militarization of the border.
Dec 11, 2018
Rabbi Arrested At Interfaith Border Protest For Migrants
(Forward)
A rabbi was among 32 religious leaders arrested in San Diego, California, at the U.S. border fence demonstrating in support of migrants from Central America.
Dec 11, 2018
EEUU debe proteger, no violar, los derechos humanos de los migrantes, dicen activistas
(Telemundo)
Activists call on the U.S. to protect human rights.
Dec 11, 2018
'Courageous action is necessary': 30 faith leaders arrested at border in support of asylum seekers
(Daily Kos)
People of many faiths gather at the U.S.-Mexico border in support of the right to migrate.
Dec 11, 2018
32 arrested during faith march at San Diego border
(Washington Examiner)
More than 30 people in a religious organization's march along the San Diego, Calif., side of the U.S.-Mexico border were arrested.
Dec 11, 2018
Rabbi Arrested at Interfaith Border Protest for Migrants
(Jerusalem Post)
Several religious leaders, including Rabbi Brant Rosen led the protest into a restricted area in front of the border fence.
Dec 11, 2018
I Walked Right Up to Militarized Police at the Border
(Yes! Magazine)
AFSC's Lucy Duncan explains why she got arrested at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Dec 11, 2018
Faith Leaders Arrested at Gathering to Support Migrants
(Democracy Now!)
Over 30 faith leaders were arrested at the U.S.-Mexico border as they held a gathering in support of Central American migrants, calling for an end to their detention and deportation.
Dec 11, 2018
'Not Your Average Demonstration': Faith Leaders Arrested Demanding Demilitarization of US Border
(Common Dreams)
"In the face of unfounded fear, racism, and violence, courageous action is necessary."
Dec 11, 2018
Religious Leaders Have Standoff with Armed Border Patrol
(Now This!)
Religious leaders peacefully marching in support of asylum seekers were met with guns at the border.
Dec 11, 2018
All arrested faith leaders from border demonstration released
(San Diego Union Tribune)
All 32 demonstrators who were arrested as part of a civil disobedience at the border on Monday have been released

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