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Two more immigrant families take church sanctuary in Philly

September 5, 2018

By Staff

Two immigrant families — both with children who are American citizens — have taken sanctuary inside a Philadelphia church, desperate to block imminent deportations that they say could lead to their being killed in their homelands.

Now sheltered within the towering stone walls of the First United Methodist Church of Germantown, both families swear they’ll stay until the U.S. government agrees to let them live and work here, as they have done for years.

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