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Two more leave church sanctuary in US as immigration policies ease

US immigration Alex Garcia

RNS An Ohio woman and a Missouri man who took sanctuary in churches to avoid deportation have been allowed to leave. Miriam Vargas, who along with her two children has been living at First English Lutheran Church in Columbus, Ohio, was granted an “order of supervision” by Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Tuesday, meaning she […]

Private bill seeks freedom for man living in church in US state of Missouri

US Rep Cori Bush

O’Fallon, Missouri, USAP US Representative Cori Bush introduced legislation to Congress on Monday to grant permanent residency to Alex Garcia, a Honduran immigrant who has spent more than three years inside a Missouri church to avoid deportation. Bush, a freshman Democrat from St Louis, announced a private bill that would allow the married father of five […]