Sanctuary for the undocumented can come with legal consequences – Christian Century


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Leaders of congregations involved in what is called “the sanctuary movement” say there are moral and faith issues that sometimes trump the legal and political issues. We are on the right side of justice and the right side of history.” But if the morality of the sanctuary movement is arguable, the law is not. “The law says no one may knowingly harbor or shield an illegal alien from detection or from enforcement of immigration laws,” said Jessica Vaughan, director of public policy at the Center for Immigration Studies, a policy analysis organization. Read More…