As I speak in local churches on the topic of immigration, challenging Christians to think about how our faith should inform the ways that they respond to the arrival of immigrants to our country, I never begin by talking about politics. Contrary […]Continue Reading →
Editor’s Note: This blog originally appeared in August 2012.
America prides itself for being the golden door of opportunity and freedom. Today, that ideal of being the refuge for the world is increasingly overshadowed by the competition for human capital in lucrative fields such as science, technology, and medicine. Instead of […]Continue Reading →
Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared on February 6th, 2013.
Jesus: I’m increasingly stunned how He came in the midst of the messiness and margins of humanity surrounded by the whispers of scandal. He was without welcome in His father’s home town, welcomed by the low-class shepherds and Gentile kings, the target […]Continue Reading →
“I am undocumented, and I am not ashamed!” Those were some of the words that you would have heard if you were on my campus two weeks ago. From 9:00 A.M. in the morning until 5:00 P.M. in the early evening, students, professors, and staff were all sharing their migration stories […]Continue Reading →
Editors Note: Every Friday, we will try to feature one of our G92 Fellows as guest contributors. G92 Fellows are a group of college students who are committed to mobilizing their campuses around the country for immigration reform.
Recently, my representative, Congressman Adam Kinzinger, participated in a bipartisan immigration reform Continue Reading →
Editor’s note: This blog is the fifth part of a series, “Migration, Trade and Brutality: A Journey through Mexico and Central America”, written by David Schmidt regarding his travels in the summer of 2012. The goal of this series is to educate and inform readers about the reasons why immigrants come to our country […]Continue Reading →
Editor’s note: This article originally appeared on the NC Council of Churches’ blog. Permission was given by the author to repost.
In these fever-pitch days of summer, with the once-in-a-generation chance at real immigration reform in Congress, we’re hearing a lot about how reform is good politics (for both parties) and good for […]Continue Reading →
I always identified Tuscaloosa with “Roll Tide,” not the “Clergy Criminalization Act.”
That changed when I spent two weeks in late 2011 working with the Alabama Coalition for Immigrant Justice.
I traveled to Alabama to support the resident bishop of […]Continue Reading →