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Sanctuary Movement

The Rev. Alison Harrington: Neyoy Ruiuz is staying with us until his immigration case is closed

The Rev. Alison Harrington: Neyoy Ruiuz is staying with us until his immigration case is closed

A family’s home should be a sanctuary, a place where the troubles of the day are left at the door and we find shelter in the comfort and love of our family. But for too many in our community, the sanctity of the home has been violated by our broken immigration system, which is tearing famili…

May 18, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson church ready to offer immigrant family sanctuary today

Tucson church ready to offer immigrant family sanctuary today

Daniel Neyoy Ruiz might not be fleeing the wars in Central America that led many to the doors of Southside Presbyterian Church more than 30 years ago — but to his family, the situation is no less desperate.

May 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Faith-based groups push for immigration reform

Faith-based groups push for immigration reform

Faith communities across the nation are relying on marches, books and multistate radio ad campaigns to launch bigger and bolder efforts to push for comprehensive immigration legislation this year.

September 28, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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University of Arizona professor expected to testify in ex-Guatemalan dictator's trial

University of Arizona professor expected to testify in ex-Guatemalan dictator's trial

For Sebastian Quinac the trial of Guatemala's former dictator accused of genocide will shed light on a very dark chapter in his country's past.

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Carla Pedersen, Democratic Party activist, dies at 70

Carla Pedersen, Democratic Party activist, dies at 70

Educator served ASDB, political refugees.

September 15, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Carla Pedersen, Democratic Party activist, dies at 70

Carla Pedersen, Democratic Party activist, dies at 70

Carla Pedersen, a staunch Democrat who was active in local and national campaigns - including that of Bobby Kennedy, whom she met in the late 1960s - died at St. Joseph's Hospital Sunday. She was 70.

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