Sanctuary: What it is, what it isn’t, why it’s important

When Donald Trump targeted “sanctuary cities,” threatening to cut off all federal funding, what was he talking about? Turns out – as usual – that the answer is more complex than the sound bite. Here’s a quick primer on sanctuary, both in misnamed “sanctuary cities”and in the real and resurgent sanctuary church movement.   What … Continue reading Sanctuary: What it is, what it isn’t, why it’s important

The Right Thing to Do

by Deepinder Singh Mayell “The time to fix our broken immigration system is now.”  President Obama made this statement on the Senate floor in May 2007.  Over five years later, “now” might be getting a little closer.  With a large Latino turnout being credited as a key part of President Obama’s re-election this November, immigration … Continue reading The Right Thing to Do