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County vote supports woman seeking refuge at church

County vote supports woman seeking refuge at church

Rosa Imelda Robles Loreto has been at Southside Presbyterian Church since last month.

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Stay of deportation denied for sanctuary seeker

Stay of deportation denied for sanctuary seeker

Family has been at Southside Presbyterian Church since Aug. 7.

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Faced with deportation, woman seeks church sanctuary

Faced with deportation, woman seeks church sanctuary

Second time this year Southside Presbyterian has offered shelter to undocumented immigrant.

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Illegal immigrant sheltered at church gets deportation stay

Illegal immigrant sheltered at church gets deportation stay

An undocumented immigrant who has been living in sanctuary with his wife and son at Southside Presbyterian Church since May 13 has received a stay in his deportation case.

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Feds grant stay to immigrant living in Tucson church

Feds grant stay to immigrant living in Tucson church

An undocumented immigrant who has been living in sanctuary with his wife and son at Southside Presbyterian Church since May 13 has received a stay in his deportation case.

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Feds should close deportation case against Daniel Neyoy Ruiz

The political stalemate over the United States’ clearly broken and nonsensical immigration policy in Washington, D.C., has trapped a Tucson family inside the welcoming walls of a south-side church where they have taken sanctuary from a federal deportation order.

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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…

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ICE: Immigrant at Tucson church won't be deported

ICE: Immigrant at Tucson church won't be deported

A Mexican man who was ordered to leave the country but has taken sanctuary in a Tucson church won't be deported, immigration officials say.

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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.

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Pair whose traffic stop prompted immigration protest released

The two men detained last week after a traffic stop escalated into an immigration-policy protest have been released from the custody of federal immigration authorities.

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Dozens confront Border Patrol agents in Tucson traffic stop

Dozens confront Border Patrol agents in Tucson traffic stop

Just more than a year after SB 1070’s divisive show-me-your papers provisions came into effect, Tucson marked the occasion with capsules of pepper spray.

October 10, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Five-day fast protests immigrant deportations

For Egla Gutiérrez, joining a group of Tucson day laborers on a five-day fast to protest the deportation of illegal immigrants goes beyond the political: It's personal.

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Inmigrantes ponen fuerza y fe a su causa

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Inmigrantes ponen fuerza y fe a su causa

Inmigrantes ponen fuerza y fe a su causa

Para Egla Gutiérrez, el ayuno de cinco días que un grupo de jornaleros de Tucsón comenzó el martes 16 con el fin de que se detengan las deportaciones, va más allá de lo político: Es personal.

July 19, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Desde Tucsón: ¿Alguien escucha a las víctimas?

Desde Tucsón: ¿Alguien escucha a las víctimas?

En un santuario de la Southside Presbyterian Church, un lugar que ha fungido por años como el centro de las causas progresivas y los derechos de los inmigrantes en Tucsón, un visitante con canas se paraba solemnemente frente al micrófono en el podio.

August 24, 2012 8:00 am Photos

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