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The 'sanctuary movement' rises again April 11, 2018
The faith-based sanctuary movement has been flourishing, especially since the election of President Donald Trump. Scholar Linda Rabben explains how the movement first emerged in the 1980s to help Central Americans fleeing violence. In the past year, hundreds of houses of worship have declared themselves sanctuaries for undocumented immigrants, defying the law and turning their basements into bedrooms. From 2017.

Linda Rabben, author of Sanctuary and Asylum: A Social and Political History