George Floyd. Breonna Taylor. Tony McDade. Lives unjustly taken at the hands of police. At the hands of state violence. At the hands of a system that was designed to oppress, dehumanize, and terrorize Black communities. These are not isolated incidents — they are the result of a well-oiled institution rooted in protecting white supremacy. […]
We are thrilled to share the news that our community member Prince Gbohoutou was released from ICE custody on February 21, 2019! Prince was in detention for over 10 months, and his long journey to freedom is a story of incredible strength and resilience, and amazing community support from Sanctuary DMV supporters and many partner groups. Please see his full story and our efforts below.
Baltimore Fishbowl: “Family belongs together”: One woman walks out of the Baltimore ICE field office, though not everyone gets to leave, May 10
[en español abajo] Please join us on Thursday, June 21 at Friends Meeting of Washington (2111 Florida Ave NW, Washington DC 20008) for one of our semi-regular general assemblies, open to anyone interested in getting more involved with Sanctuary DMV. RSVP HERE: https://goo.gl/forms/IIFiAlp9vNrwRus42 If you are new to our group, please arrive at 6pm, when […]
On numerous occasions, migrants have been detained during a routine check-in with ICE. They literally disappear without being allowed to inform their friends or relatives, creating panic among their loved ones. By volunteering to accompany migrants to ICE check-ins, immigration court hearings, and other appointments where there is a risk of detention or other cause […]