June 21, 2018

Rhode Islanders call for an end to family separations at the border

At its height around 400 people crowded the south steps of the Rhode Island State House on...

October 31, 2019

Rhode Island passes law protecting DACA recipients’ ability to obtain drivers licenses

Rhode Island Dreamers with current or past DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) status will now be...

June 14, 2018

Silent vigil held in opposition to family separation policy at the border

“I do this in part because someday my grandchildren will read about this in the history books...

June 13, 2018

Sojourner House says Attorney General Jeff Sessions puts victims of domestic violence and their children further at risk

On Monday, June 11th, 2018, United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a deeply disappointing decision in an attempt...

June 12, 2018

Senators Reed and Whitehouse decry Trump Administration policy of separating immigrant children from parents

United States Senators Jack Reed (Democrat, Rhode Island) and Sheldon Whitehouse (Democrat, Rhode Island) were at Dorcas...

October 31, 2019

First Unitarian Church of Providence declares itself a Sanctuary Church

“We will not be a petty and cruel people,” said Reverend Liz Lerner Maclay, minister of the...

June 5, 2018

Report from Immigration Policy Meeting with US Attorney Stephen Dambruch

Friday’s protest outside the United States Attorney’s Office was as an opportunity to speak out against separating...

June 20, 2018

Protesters demand end to family separation at United States Attorney offices in Providence

Over two dozen people showed up outside the offices of United States Attorney for the Rhode Island...

June 3, 2018

Protesters demand end to family separation at Homeland Security office in Warwick

Over fifty people showed up outside the United States Customs and Border Protection offices on Jefferson Boulevard...