2014 Press Coverage
12/29/2014: “Churches now providing Sanctuary protection for undocumented immigrants,” John Stanton, Buzzfeed
12/29/2014: “Fathers and Mothers Seeking Church Sanctuary,” Latin Post
12/29/2014: “The 2014 story of the year: Immigration,” Al Dia News
12/24/2014: “Opinion: Season of Hope,” Al Dia News
12/24/2014: “Facing deportation, woman finds sanctuary in North Philly Church,” Bill Hangley, WHYY Newsworks
12/24/2014: “This immigrant mom has found refuge from US authorities in a Philadelphia church,” Matthew Bell, PRI- The World
12/23/2014: “A Philadelphia Church is Home for this Immigrant Mom Trying to Avoid Deportation,” Tara Fowler, People Magazine
12/23/2014: “Immigrant mom seeks refugee in Philadelphia church,” Kathy Matheson, Associated Press
12/17/2014: “In immigration cases, advocates say online petitions actually matter,” Juliana Reyes, Tecnically Philly
12/15/2014: “Biblical story resonates for woman in Phila. facing deportation,” Mark Fazlollah, Philadelphia Inquirer
12/14/2014: “Posadas navidenas para luchar contra la deportacion de Angela Navarro,” Al Dia News
12/11/2014: Member Maria Turcios speaks on Telemundo Nacional to end her daughter’s deportation
12/9/2014: Angela Navarro in Sanctuary featured on Al Jazeera America news
11/28/2014: “After Obama’s immigration announcement, a Honduran woman living in a Philadelphia church waits,” Geneva Sands, Fusion
11/26/2014: “New Sanctury Movement seeks to protect undocumented immigrants from deportation,” Eleanor Bader, Truthout
11/22/2014: “Cheers, vows to ‘keep fighting’ as thousands of area immigrants may gain temporary status,” Laura Benshoff, Newsworks
11/21/2014: [VIDEO] Angela Navarro in Sanctuary, Eileen Bass, USA Today
11/21/2014: Obama laid out his plan. What do immigrants do next? USA Today
11/21/2014: As Mexicans Protest US-Fueled Drug War, Sanctuary Movement Backs Church for the Undocumented, Democracy Now
11/20/2014: “Why Obama can’t wait for Congress to fix the broken immigration system,” Tim Fernholz, Quartz
11/20/2014: Philadelphia Immigrant Community Awaits President’s Immigration Reform Decision, Cherri Gregg, CBS Philly
11/19/2014: With Sanctuary 2014, the church, if not the law, is on immigrants’ side, Bruce Wallace, Al Jazeera America
11/18/2014: “Undocumented immigrant seeks sanctuary in Philadelphia church,” Daniel Kelley, Yahoo News!
11/18/2014: “Undocumented Immigrant Seeks Sanctuary In Philadelphia Church,” Daniel Kelley, Huffington Post Religion
11/18/2014: “Undocumented Immigrant And Her U.S. Citizen Family are Living In A Church Until Obama Grants Relief,” Esther Yu-Hsi, Think Progress
11/18/2014: “Undocumented Mother Takes Sanctuary from Deportation in Philadelphia Church.” Democracy Now
11/18/2014: “Fighting deportation order, she claims sanctuary,” Michael Matza, The Inquirer
11/18/2014: “Ninth Undocumented Immigrant Joins Church Sanctuary Movement,” David Noriega, Buzzfeed
11/18/2014: “Immigrant begins her sanctuary in a North Phila. church,” Michael Matza, The Inquirer
11/18/2014: “Undocumented immigrant seeks sanctuary in Philadelphia church,” Daniel Kelley, Reuters
11/18/2014: “Church offers sanctuary to illegal immigrant, claims ‘all families are sacred,” Daniel Kelley, Christian Today
11/18/2014: “Facing Deportation, Undocumented Immigrant Takes Sanctuary in Philly Church,” David Chang, NBC 10
11/18/2014: “We are going to struggle until we win,” Sam Newhouse, Philadelphia Metro
11/18/2014: “Undocumented Immigrant Seeks Sanctuary from Deportation from Church in W. Kensington Church,” John McDevitt, CBS Philly
10/20/14: “Parade of immigrant children in Philadelphia court,” Michael Matza, Associated Press
10/14/14: “Immigration Organization Fed Up with Government Delay on Reform,” Eddie Barranchea, Philadelphia Neighborhoods
10/13/14: “Philadephia churches offer sanctuary for immigrants,” Tim Huber, Mennonite World Review
10/2/14: New Sanctuary Movement interviewed live on Al Jazeera America’s 6pm news hour regarding Sanctuary
10/2/14: “Welcoming the stranger, even if it’s against the law,” The Washington Post
10/2/14: “A New Sanctuary Movement to Stop Deportations,” Shane Claiborne, Red Letter Christians
10/1/14: “Nuevos santuarios para los ilegales en los EUA,” Jaume Vinyas La Prensa Honduras
9/26/14: “Congregaciones en Philadelphia desobedecen publicamente la ley federal de inmigracion,”publicamente la ley federal de inmigracion,” El Sol Latino Newspaper
9/24/14: “Renace el movimiento santuario,” Jaume Vinyas, Diario la Prensa Honduras
9/24/14: “More U.S. congregations offer sanctuary to those facing deportation,” Reuters
9/24/14: “Two Phila. religious groups to defy deportation orders of immigrants,” Michael Matza, Philadelphia Inquirer
9/24/14: “Movement to shelter immigrants spreads to 24 churches,” The Arizona Republic
9/24/14: “Philly immigrants to harbor undocumented immigrants,” WHYY
9/24/14: “Religious congregations to offer immigrants sanctuary,” Julie Shaw, Philadelphia Daily News
9/24/14: “Congregations provide immigrants sanctuary,” Al Dia
9/24/14: “Philly churches to protect immigrants from deportation,” Philadelphia Metro
9/24/14: “Philadelphia congregations promise sanctuary for immigrants facing deportation,” CBS Philly
9/24/14: “Faith groups challenge federal immigration authorities by providing sanctuary to immigrants,” Think Progress
9/24/14: “New Sanctuary Movement offers shelter for immigrants facing deportation,” Charisma News
9/24/14: “Faith Groups Announce National Coalition to Support Sanctuary Movement,” Tucson Sentinel
9/8/14: “Obama ppospone plazo para actuar en inmigracion,” Al Dia
9/8/14: “ABHMS Represented at Immigration Reform Rally Where American Baptists Were Arrested,” American Baptist Home Mission Societies
8/19/14: Philly locals talk about your rights as an immigrant (VIDEO),” Ana Gamboa, Al Dia
8/1/14: “Immigration reform can’t move forward until Obama takes action,” Ana Gamboa, Al Dia.
7/31/14: Philly clergy among those arrested at D.C. immigration rally,” Alex Wigglesworth, Philly.com
7/20/14: In immigrations protests, love trumps hate,” Samantha Madera, Al Dia
7/20/14: “Immigration protests highlight differing views on what to do next,”Michael Matza, Philadelphia Inquirer
7/21/14: Radio Haiti Philadelphia, live interview about Philadelphia ICE hold policy
7/15/14: “Darian asilio a los ninos indocumentados,”Telemundo 62
6/28/14: “New immigration issue: Youth say they flee Central American gangs,” Samantha Melamed, Philadelphia Inquirer front page
6/28/14: “Immigration Reform Advocates Fed Up, Want President Obama to Take Action,” Cherri Gregg, CBS Philly.
6/14/14: “Save haven keeps immigrant families together,” MSNBC, Amanda Sakuma
5/21/14: How community organizers fought deportation in Philadephia and won,” Waleed Shahid, WHYY Newsworks
5/1/14: Ruth Hernandez’s video about New Sanctuary Movement wins national competition for student filmmakers by Steven Spielberg and the US Shoah Foundation! Ruth is a high school student at Esperanza Academy in Philadelphia.
4/30/14: “Laws pull one undocumented family in many directions,”Samantha Melamed, Philadelphia Inquirer (front page)
4/25/14: “How Philly’s Immigrants Ended ICE Holds,” Daniel Hunter, Waging Non-Violence
4/24/14: “Obama Faces Growing Rebellion Against The Secure Communities Deportation Program,” Elise Foley, Huffington Post
4/17/14: Philadelphia Bars Transfer of Undocumented Immigrants Without Federal Warrants, Democracy Now.
“Philly police will no longer hold immigrants on behalf of ICE,” Emma Jacobs, Newsworks WHYY.
“Phila. acts to halt immigrant deportation over minor crimes,” Michael Matza, Philadelphia Inquirer.
4/16/14: “Nutter signs order limiting city cooperation with ICE,” Sean Collins Walsh, Philadelphia Daily News
4/16/14: “Philadelphia Ends Local Cooperation with ICE Detainers,” Cherrie Gregg, CBS Philly
4/16/14: “Philadelphia Police Will No Longer Hold Immigrants Without a Warrant,” Esther Lee, Think Progress
4/16/14: “Filadelfia pondra fin a la colaboracion entre policia e inmigracion,” Arturo Varela, Al Dia.
4/15/14: “Mayor expected to sign order curtailing police-ICE collaboration,” Julie Shaw, Philadelphia Daily News.
3/27/14: “Undocumented entrepreneurs: No social security number, owning a busines,” Al Jazeera America, Real Money with Ali Velshi
3/13/14: “Immigrant advocates testify at Council to end police-ICE collaboration,”Julie Shaw, Philadelphia Daily News
3/13/14: “City to end some police cooperation with immigration officials,”Michael Matza, Philadelphia Inquirer
3/12/14: “Immigrant Advocates Call for Philly to End ICE Holds,” NBC10
3/12/14: “Hold the ICE,”Milena Velisa, Philadelphia City Paper
3/12/14: “Philly moving to end some police cooperation with immigration,”Emma Jacobs, WHYY Newswork
3/12/14: “Philly Councilmen take on anti-immigrant testifiers,” Al Dia
3/11/14: “Immigrants plead city to end ICE detainer cooperation at hearing tomorrow,” Sam Newhouse, Philadelphia Metro
3/4/14:Interview on 900AM WURD radio on City Council hearing with Stephanie Renee
2/27/14: Interview on Archdiocese radio station “La voz de Dios”
2/21/14: “Juntos desde City Hall. Basta a la polimigra,”Leticia Nixon, El Sol.
2/21/14: ” Groups Say Nutter Order on Immigrant Detention Policy Doesn’t Go Far Enough,” Tom Joseph, Public News Service – PA
2/24/14: ” Nutter to end cooperation between city cops, ICE, but what about data?”Juliana Reyes, Tec.nically Philly
2/21/14:” Families facing deportation find support in local congregations,” Yowei Shaw, WHYY “The Pulse.”
2/21/14: “Should Philly Welcome or Deport Undocumented Immigrants?”Interview with our organizer Nicole Kligerman, Joel Mathis, Philadelphia Magazine.
2/21/14: “Comienza batalla contra “ICE holds,” Ana Gamboa, Al Dia
2/21/14: “Philly debates ending cooperation with immigration,”Emma Jacobs, WHYY-FM, Newsworks
2/21/14: “Hearing Sought Before Nutter Modifies ICE Cooperation Agreement,”Cherrie Gregg, CBSPhilly
2/21/14: “Lideres Comunitarios Hablan Sobre el Tema de Migracion en Filadelfia,” Telemundo
2/21/14: ” Advocates press Phila. to end immigrant detainer pact,” Michael Matza, Philadelphia Inquirer
2/20/14: Interviewed on WURD 900AM Radio
2/20/14: “Nutter to end agreement with ICE on detention,”Troy Graham and Michael Matza, Philadelphia Inquirer.
2/12/14: “Denuncian en South Philly perfil racial por parte de la policia,” Arturo Varela, Al dia.
1/10/14: “Debate over municipal-IDs for immigrants,”Michael Matza, Philadelphia Inquirer.
1/3/14:Featured in Al Dia’s 2013 year in review “Lo bueno, lo malo, y lo incredible”