Growing sanctuary movement an act of resistance to immigration policy, activists say

January 16, 2018 | The Columbus Dispatch |

The event supported what some experts are saying: that the sanctuary movement is growing nationally.

“It’s a very profound and active form of resistance that has really been sweeping the country,” said Katherine Culliton-Gonzalez, senior counsel at Demos, a national nonpartisan, nonprofit group fighting for democracy. “It’s not only helping individual immigrants but raising awareness, and it’s a moral call as well as a legal call.”