New Sanctuary Coalition’s local fight to keep immigrant families together

The Trump administration’s ever-changing immigration policy and the way it’s split up families may have you appalled, frustrated and wondering what you can do to help.

The New Sanctuary Coalition of New York City’s L.I.F.E.- Live In Faith Everyday – Bond Fund, works to bail out detained immigrants so that they can fight their cases surrounded by supporters instead of from behind bars. Funds like these are one of the fastest ways to reunite immigrant families according to advocates. Since it began last year through an anonymous donation, the program has helped free more than 32 immigrants from incarceration, including a blind young man who suffers from cerebral palsy, a teen who spent her 18th birthday in a Texas jail and a mother who was separated from her eight-year-old child for 14 months.

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