Editor’s note: This blog originally appeared on Neighborhood Ministry’s blog. Permission was given by the moderator to repost.
Our young leaders at Neighborhood Ministries began to get public visibility in their own right during the 103 days of the 24/7 prayer vigil that they manned at […]Continue Reading →
Last week, my alma mater, Wheaton College, announced it was joining the Catholic University of America in a lawsuit over a provision of the new health care reform act that, they feel, would force them “to violate their deeply held religious beliefs by providing access to abortion-causing drugs or paying severe fines.” The […]Continue Reading →
The Supreme Court’s decision that knocked out Arizona’s strong law targeting undocumented immigrants spells trouble for other states’ look-alike laws. Even more interesting, however, are the legal arguments that lost. Justices Scalia, Thomas and Alito each wrote dissenting opinions. Since they do not agree much with each other, these opinions encase legal theories that have […]Continue Reading →
If there’s one state that we hear associated in the news with illegal immigration, it’s probably Arizona, whose harsh state-level immigration bill passed two years ago, SB 1070, inspired copycat bills in various other states and […]Continue Reading →
This is the second in a two-part series based on Tim’s conversation with Ricardo. Part one was featured on our blog Wednesday.
Ricardo, 20, is an undocumented college student living in Phoenix. He recently spoke with advocacy journalist Tim Høiland about his journey from Mexico to […]Continue Reading →
This is the first in a two-part series based on Tim’s conversation with Ricardo. Stay tuned for part two coming up this Friday.
Ricardo, 20, is an undocumented college student living in Phoenix. He recently spoke with advocacy journalist Tim Høiland ( http://www.tjhoiland.com ) about […]Continue Reading →
This week, Americans celebrate Thanksgiving. Most of us do so by eating all kinds of food like turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, green bean casserole, pumpkin pie and many other things. Sometimes, in the midst of the eating, we forget the goal of the day: to be grateful.
This Thanksgiving, I’ll be thanking God for […]Continue Reading →
Guest Blog by Michelle Warren
This week I read an article on CNN about an Alabama court’s decision on the constitutionality of their State’s new Arizona copycat law. This was of no surprise to me since numerous states have proposed legislation to attempt to address the undocumented population in America, and this is […]Continue Reading →
Guest blog by: Juan Martinez . In June Senator John McCain (R-AZ) blamed undocumented people who happen to pass through Arizona for starting one of the fires that burned thousands of acres in Arizona and New Mexico and are now threatening to cross the border into Sonora, Mexico. According to McCain if the borders were […]Continue Reading →
Alabama made headlines last week by becoming the most recent state to pass a tough immigration law that supporters hope will drive undocumented immigrants out of the state. The bill, which one of sponsors called “an Arizona bill with an Alabama twist,” actually goes well beyond the scope of the controversial SB 1070 […]Continue Reading →