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One Family Under God: Immigration Politics and Progressive Religion in America

Grace Yukich


In One Family Under God, Grace Yukich draws on extensive field observation and interviews to reveal how immigration is changing religious activism in the U.S. With immigration raids sweeping the nation and widespread public hostility toward “illegal” immigration, the New Sanctuary Movement emerged in 2007 as a religious force seeking to humanize the image of undocumented immigrants like Liliana. Building coalitions between religious and ethnic groups that had rarely worked together in the past, activists revived and adapted sanctuary, the tradition of providing shelter for fugitives in houses ... More

Keywords: Social Movements, Religion, Immigration, Sanctuary, Activism, Family, Globalization, Interfaith, Ethnicity, Politics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199988662
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988662.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Grace Yukich, author
Quinnipiac University