STORIES FROM OUR IMMIGRANT FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS
Francisco leaves Sanctuary in Portland after 80 days / KGW News, Portland, OR. (Watch on the KGW News website)
IMIrJ IN THE NEWS
Portland's year of protests: Did they matter?: The Oregonian / November 2017
Interfaith group protests outside Washington Co. courthouse over recent ICE arrests: KPTV FOX12 / September 2017
Monday morning vigil aims to bring transparency to ICE arrests: KATU / September 2017
Protesters' rioting mars May Day rally: IMIrJ voices need for peaceful protest / Portland Tribune - May 2017
Mother's Day Behind Bars: Cecil & Celeste welcome IMIrJ to discuss the annual road trip and vigil to support mothers and families affected by detention. / KBOO - May 8, 2017
ICE in the CITY / Portland Tribune - March 21, 2017
Faith Communities Help OR Immigrants Targeted for Deportation / Public News Service - March 10, 2017
How To Build An Underground Railroad in Portland / Willamette Week - March 8, 2017
Portland faith leaders condemn immigration rules / KOIN.com - February 24, 2017
‘Sanctuary congregations’ idea gains support in New Haven area / New Haven Register Politics - January 29 2017
Current Immigration Policies and the Injustices They Inflict on the Entire Community / KBOO - August 2016
Homelessness and immigration: A global crisis / Street Roots - January 2016.
Labor activist Francisco Aguirre leaves Augustana Lutheran Church sanctuary, heads to Fairview home / Oregonlive.com - December 2014.
For the Majority of Undocumented Immigrants Who Remain in the Shadows, churches Offer Sanctuary/ In These Times - November 2014.
Portland church gives refuge to immigrant threatened by deportation / The Guardian - September 2014.
Sanctuary and justice at Augustana Lutheran Church by Steve Duin for Oregon Live - September 2014.
Community rallies around Portland man fighting deportation / Fox12 Oregon - September 2014.