Churches may provide sanctuary to undocumented immigrants

By Maggie Blunk


A sign welcoming immigrant and refugees is prominently displayed at United Church of Chapel Hill, next to Reverend David Mateo’s book Jesus Deported. (Maggie Blunk/Carolina Connection)

President Trump’s executive order to increase deportation has prompted a controversial response from some area churches. They’re considering declaring themselves “sanctuary churches.” They would offer to house undocumented immigrants and protect them from immigration agents.

Maggie Blunk reports.

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