Immigration

Robert Roth 7-01-2006

These five weeks of passages extol the depth, breadth, and living power of shalom—the biblical peace for humanity and all that lives.

Tom Himelick 7-01-2006

Thank you for your articles on welcoming the stranger (“A House for All Peoples?” by Ched Myers, and “Looking for Welcome,” by Helene Slessarev-Jamir, April 2006).

Behind every 'undocumented immigrant' or 'illegal alien' is a real human story. This is one of them.

Myth: Immigrants don’t pay taxes. Immigrants pay taxes, in the form of income tax, property tax, sales tax, and other taxes at the federal and state level.

Anonymous 7-01-2006

'Jesus himself was a child immigrant.'

James Ferguson 6-01-2006

According to a recent Pew Research Center Report, when it comes to stemming the flow of people risking the dangerous border crossing between Mexico and the United States, nearly half of Americans s

Rose Marie Berger 6-01-2006

Protesters holding an American flag join thousands of people during an immigration rally at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., in April.

Ed Spivey Jr. 6-01-2006
One man's personal quagmire, and it has nothing to do with Iraq.
Ched Myers 4-01-2006

A Bible study on welcoming the outsider.

Fearful of harsh border enforcement legislation and trapped in poverty, many immigrants turn to churches for help.

No More Deaths 4-01-2006

One set of faith-based principles for immigration reform is being promoted by the No More Deaths coalition, based in Tucson, Arizona.

Principled Immigration Reform
Edwidge Danticat 12-01-2004

Between Haiti and the streets of Brooklyn.

Jorge Mariscal 8-01-2004

Latin American immigrants are changing the U.S. political landscape.

A coalition of Latino religious leaders from 17 states is fighting for amnesty for thousands of undocumented workers in the United States.

Lois Ann Lorentzen 3-01-2003

Walking around my hometown of San Francisco, I am always struck by a remarkable cultural vibrancy that translates into religious dynamism.

Julienne Gage 9-01-2001

Bread and Roses, the latest from British director Ken Loach, portrays with incredible precision the reality of the modern immigrant experience in industrialized nations.

This spring 14 undocumented Mexican immigrants died from prolonged exposure to extreme heat in the Arizona desert.

Elizabeth Iguago came to the United States from Ecuador to work for an IMF official.

Robert Bolognese 7-28-2000
There is ample scientific evidence to support the proposition that the planet is warming at an unprecedented rate that has never been experienced in such a short period of time.

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