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Immigration story among TC Daily Planet’s most-read in 2008

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The TC Daily Planet has put together its most-read stories from 2008. One of my pieces about immigration reform was its 7th most read feature. Here’s the TC Daily Planet’s entry:

7. “New Sanctuary Movement emerging among churches near and far” (Anna Pratt, Minnesota Independent, 8/5)

Anna Pratt writes about churches’ efforts to give sanctuary to those without citizenship. Though houses of worship are not legally off-limits to Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials, ICE officials have said they wouldn’t enter the churches. “The mission of the church is to support and do what we can for those in need,” a parishioner of Risen Savior Catholic Church in Burnsville told Pratt. “If the church won’t stand up for people who are trying to make a better life, who will?”

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Written by annapratt

January 2, 2009 at 7:02 am

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