Patty Kupfer

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Waiting for a Miracle

by Patty Kupfer 03-06-2014

While the battle for immigration reform continues, more than 1,000 people are deported every day.

Growing Pains

by Patty Kupfer 09-01-2008
Keeping fair trade fair.

Treating the Sojourner

by Patty Kupfer 06-01-2008
Christians at the Border: Immigration, the Church, and the Bible, by M. Daniel Carroll Rodas. Baker Academic.

Video: Immigration Raids and Church Response

by Patty Kupfer 05-20-2008

Please check out this moving video shot and edited by our own on-the-ground correspondent, Sojourners Web assistant Matt Hildreth. Matt researched, made calls, and then stopped through Postville, Iowa, last Friday and got some great footage. It features Sister Mary of St. Bridget's, who has been ministering to immigrant families affected by the raid.

Our allies have been spreading this video around among activists all over the country and they're thrilled to have some interviews with [...]

Churches a Haven after Immigration Raids

by Patty Kupfer 05-13-2008

There was a raid at a meat-packing plant in Postville, Iowa, yesterday, in which about 300 people were detained. Please keep them in your prayers. The Des Moines Register ran a

WSJ: That 'Insulting' Pope

by Patty Kupfer 04-22-2008

Thank God for The Wall Street Journal editorial board. Now that's a phrase I never imagined uttering. Then again, who would have thought they'd be the institution to jump so eloquently to the defense of the pope from the likes of Lou Dobbs and Tom Tancredo?

During his visit last week, Pope Benedict XVI gave a consistent and prophetic call to U.S. Catholics:

Shifting the Shouting Match on Immigration

by Patty Kupfer 12-18-2007

There's no denying it. Immigration has become, and will continue to be, a hot-button issue in the presidential season. The question that remains is