Clergy across U.S. mobilize to support migrants, asylum seekers

Clergy across U.S. mobilize to support migrants, asylum seekers

Jose Robles, center in white hat, walks with supporters before he presented himself to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials in Tukwila, Wash. The prospect of nationwide immigration raids has provided evidence that legions of pastors, rabbis and their congregations stand ready to help vulnerable immigrants with offers of sanctuary and other services.
Gethsemane Lutheran Church Pastor Joanne Engquist, left, sits with Susana Robles and her daughter, Natalie Robles, after their husband and father, Jose Robles, turned himself in to immigration authorities in Tukwila, Wash.
Jose Robles, front center, rests with his hands behind his head as supporters hold their arms toward him during a blessing before he presented himself to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials in Tukwila, Wash.

Clergy across U.S. mobilize to support migrants, asylum seekers

Jose Robles, center in white hat, walks with supporters before he presented himself to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials in Tukwila, Wash. The prospect of nationwide immigration raids has provided evidence that legions of pastors, rabbis and their congregations stand ready to help vulnerable immigrants with offers of sanctuary and other services.
Gethsemane Lutheran Church Pastor Joanne Engquist, left, sits with Susana Robles and her daughter, Natalie Robles, after their husband and father, Jose Robles, turned himself in to immigration authorities in Tukwila, Wash.
Jose Robles, front center, rests with his hands behind his head as supporters hold their arms toward him during a blessing before he presented himself to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials in Tukwila, Wash.