Editor’s Note: This blog originally appeared on G92 on December 12, 2011. We are rerunning it today to remind us all of the true meaning behind Christmas and to encourage us to remember and welcome those who, like Jesus, have a migration story.
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Justices shot their questions. Lawyers responded. Bloggers wrote commentaries about oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court over Arizona Senate Bill 1070. The justices are now pouring over all the evidence and ideas. Expect a written decision in June.
This article is about what that U.S. Supreme Court decision […]Continue Reading →
Guest Blog by: Beth Orchard
Albany Park, Chicago is approximately 15 miles north of the Chicago Loop. Germans and Swedes were among the first immigrants to the area followed by Jews and Asian and Latin American immigrants predominantly from Korea, the Philippines and Guatemala. Seated at the heart of this diverse community is […]Continue Reading →
On April 25, the United States Supreme Court ruled on the constitutionality of Arizona’s controversial SB-1070 law. This mean-spirited anti-immigrant legislation allows state law enforcement officials to check the immigration status of individuals as part of a lawful arrest, stop, or detention if they have “reasonable suspicion” the […]Continue Reading →
Guest Blog by: Heidi Moll Schoedel
“Why don’t you cut them down?”
That was the response of my Eritrean friend when she first arrived in the United States, in the middle of a harsh winter. Everywhere she looked, she saw dead trees. They clustered around houses, lined streets and filled yards.
“Why do […]Continue Reading →
This blog was originally posted on Alternet.org. It is reprinted with permission from the author. The original post can be found here.
Cesar Chavez, the champion of farmworkers’ rights who gets his annual day of state recognition Saturday, March 31, must be rolling in his grave. It’s […]Continue Reading →
The other day I was re-reading the stories of Jesus miraculously feeding the 5,000 in Mark 6 and then feeding 4,000 in Mark 8. Immediately after the second incident, as they travel by boat to their next destination, Jesus tries to make a point to the disciples and uses yeast as a metaphor. Missing […]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 →
The idea that God loves EVERY ONE of his kids equally, no matter our history, nationality, beliefs, sins, strengths, etc, moves me so deeply.
“For nothing can separate us from the love of God…”
And not only do I want to learn how […]Continue Reading →