Immigration

Ian Danley 4-26-2010
Why do you always forget us? Why do you forsake us so long?
Jim Wallis 4-23-2010
The law signed today by Arizona Gov. Brewer is a social and racial sin, and should be denounced as such by people of faith and conscience across the nation.

A little satire to lighten a week of heavy news on the immigration reform front:

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Ian Danley 4-22-2010
On Tuesday, a group of local faith and community leaders, along with Jim Wallis and Noel Castella
Jim Wallis 4-21-2010

I got up at 4:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning to fly to Phoenix, Arizona, to speak at a press conference and rally at the State Capitol at the invitation of the state's clergy and other leaders in the immigration reform movement.

Maryada Vallet 4-21-2010
From the borderlands perspective, it has been a week of momentous steps both forward and back for immigrants.
Ian Danley 4-15-2010
The following blog is a response to the passage of controversial immigration legislation in Arizona.
Allison Johnson 4-13-2010

Last weekend, tens of thousands of people marched in support of solutions to our broken immigration system.

Maryada Vallet 4-06-2010
I recently guided a national group of evangelical leaders to the Arizona-Mexico border. The visit was momentous and timely for many reasons.
Cesar Baldelomar 4-06-2010

I recently viewed an episode of Gangland on The History Channel. This particular show, which documents the rise of the younger members of the Imperial Klan of America (or KKK), really roused my anger. I thought, "How could people be so ignorant and foolish?" Can't they just accept that the United States has always been an ethnically, religiously, and ideologically diverse country?

Ernesto Tinajero 4-02-2010

Hate is easy and the domain of the lazy. This insight came in the darkness of the early morning. I wish I could say that it was due to a Lenten meditation that pierced my own darkness, but alas, it rose as I got up too late to do my study.

Ike Arumba 4-01-2010
A legislative victory by opponents of immigration has had the unintended consequence of forcing the deportation of almost every U.S. citizen to their country of ancestral origin.

You cannot hear them. You cannot see them. But Predator drones—pilotless aircraft typically used in combat in Afghanistan and Pakistan—are flying in U.S.

With his blonde pompadour flying in the cold January sky, activist and performance artist “Reverend Billy” Talen preached through a megaphone outside of the Varick Federal Detention Fac

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