HEADLINES: Immigration — March 25, 2015

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As Congress pushes to detain migrants and tear families apart, people from all walks of life—religious leaders, attorneys, immigrants, police officers—are stepping up to protect and welcome newcomers. There are setbacks and yet, there is always hope where people join together to foster welcoming communities. Visit our blog for HEADLINES: Immigration. I’ll bring you all the most important and up-to-date news on the immigration debate.

 

In NY, Volunteer Attorneys Lend Voice, Legal Help, To Border Kids [NBC News]

ICE Opens 400-Bed Immigrant Detention Center Near Bakersfield [Los Angeles Times]

Religious Leaders Seek Relief For Immigrants Living In Churches To Avoid Deportation [Huffington Post]

Immigrant Helps Others Adjust to New Life in Nashville [Chron]

Five Years After SB 1070, Arizona Immigrants Defy Climate of Intimidation [Al Jazeera America]

Police Departments Hiring Immigrants as Officers [USA Today]

Photo credit: Jason and Tina Coleman

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