For and against sanctuary, America's most diverse neighborhood, tiny Iceland wins
October 10, 2017
California's new sanctuary state law gets pushback from local law enforcement. Also, a church in Boston offers literal sanctuary to one undocumented immigrant. Plus, how an environmental scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab started writing French pop songs
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During the day, she works at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.
Voters went to the polls in Liberia Tuesday to replace Africa's first female head of state. And gender politics are playing a big role.
Political activism is nothing new for the congregation at Bethel AME in Boston. But the congregation has decided to take on a new mission, by becoming a sanctuary church for a father facing deportation.
Supporters of the bill negotiated with law enforcement groups for the state’s sanctuary law. That limited, but also maintained, how much local agencies can connect with ICE.
After Hurricane Maria, one family in Boston has been unable to speak to relatives in Puerto Rico. So, they asked us to bring a letter with us and deliver it.