History of the Sanctuary Movement (the 1980s movement specifically)
Compiled by Erin Guzmán
Bau, Ignatius. This Ground is Holy: Church Sanctuary and Central American Refugees, Paulist Press (New York, NY): 1985.
Coutin, Susan Bibler. The Culture of Protest: Religious Activism and the U.S. Sanctuary Movement, Westview Press (Boulder, CO): 1993.
Davidson, Miriam. Convictions of the Heart: Jim Corbett and the Sanctuary Movement, University of Arizona Press (Tucson, AZ): 1988.
Golden, Renny and Michael McConnell. Sanctuary: The New Underground Railroad, Orbis Books (Maryknoll, NY): 1986.
Reviving the Sanctuary Movement (Quick overview by Erin Guzman):
Other great, relevant resources:
Carrol, M. Daniel. Christians at the Border: Immigration, the Church, and the Bible, 2nd Edition, BrazosPress (Grand Rapids, MI): 2013.
Guzder, Deena. Divine Rebels: American Christian Activists for Social Justice, Lawrence Hill Books (Chicago, IL): 2011.
Heyer, Kristin E. Kinship Across Borders: A Christian Ethic of Immigration, Georgetown University Press (Washington D.C.): 2012.
Myers, Ched and Matthew Colwell. Our God is Undocumented: Biblical Faith and Immigrant Justice, Orbis Books (Maryknoll, NY): 2012.
Snyder, Susanna. Asylum-Seeking: Migration and Church, Ashgate Publishing Company (Burlington, VT): 2012.