Virginia Culbertson Moreno, with El Centro de la Raza, works with a man and his son on contingency plans should the father or his wife be deported. The couple entered the U.S. illegally years ago. Their sons were born here. (Erika Schultz/The Seattle Times)
Virginia Culbertson Moreno, with El Centro de la Raza, works with a man and his son on contingency plans should the father or his wife be deported. The couple entered the U.S. illegally years ago. Their sons were born here. (Erika Schultz/The Seattle Times)
Immigration

Deportation threat inspires new ‘sanctuary’ response in Seattle area

As some in the Seattle area face the threat of deportation and prepare for the worst, a new sanctuary movement is arising among churches and other institutions to support and, if need be, shelter them.

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