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Sanctuary Diocese Task Force Invites Support for Immigrants in Detention

Sanctuary Diocese Task Force Invites Support for Immigrants in Detention

from the Sanctuary Diocese Task Force: Immigrants face intolerable conditions in detention centers. Although very few have criminal records, detained immigrants are not afforded the same rights as inmates. Detention centers do not provide educational or recreational activities; nor are there adequate supplies for hygiene such as hand soap or face masks, critical items during…

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Democracy Project 2020

Democracy Project 2020

The Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights‘ (ICIRR) member organizations are mobilizing to register and encourage people to vote in the November election. The Sanctuary Task Force is asking the Diocese of Chicago’s congregations to participate in the Democracy Project 2020. There are three options in which congregations can volunteer: text banking; phone banking; and volunteering with one…

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