Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared on redletterchistians.org in February 2015 and can be found here.
Marco Saavedra is an artist, poet, writer, and sometime-dishwasher at his parents’ restaurant in the Bronx. He’s also an undocumented immigrant and one of nine Dreamers who, in 2013, turned themselves over to border patrol at Nogales, AZ […]Continue Reading →
Editor’s Note: This blog originally appeared as part one of a series on the author’s personal blog in December 2015.
Much has happened in the world since my last post two weeks ago. A number of terrorist attacks have taken place around the world, with the most notable attack taking place […]Continue Reading →
Editor’s Note: This blog originally appeared as part two of a series on the author’s personal blog in October 2015.
And on the seventh day, the Lord created the American immigration system.
The above quote is not actually a quote, and can’t be attributed to anybody. It is also probably sacrilegious. However, the […]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 →
Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared on Lina AbuJamra’s personal blog in December 2014.
Our country is partisan on so many issues these days.
The latest divisive issue is the issue of immigration reform.
What should the American government do with the millions of undocumented residents of the United States […]Continue Reading →
Editor’s note: This post originally appeared on Dr. M. Daniel Carroll Rodas’s personal blog. Permission was given by the author to repost.
The many issues concerning migration are global. It is natural to think that immigration presents challenges to this country, but reports from around the world underscore that […]Continue Reading →
The CW’s breakaway hit, Jane the Virgin, has captured the hearts of viewers with its lovable characters and delicious drama. The show is an adaptation of the Venezuelan telenovela “Juana la Virgen” and includes all the fun you could hope for: overlapping love triangles, dead bodies, and baby daddies. […]Continue Reading →
This year I attended the Ecumenical Advocacy Days in Washington, D.C., where faith leaders from multiple denominations gathered together to advocate for peace. During the conference, I attended a session about violence against Central American migrants in transit through Mexico.
Immediately, the speakers had my attention. The session was led […]Continue Reading →
Editor’s Note: This post is the third in a four part series on immigration that originally appeared on Pastor Alan Kraft’s blog, alankraft.me
In my last two posts, we have been looking at the topic of immigration. As mentioned earlier, my goal is not to offer simplistic solutions or even political ones. […]Continue Reading →
Editor’s Note: This post is the second in a four part series on immigration that originally appeared on Pastor Alan Kraft’s blog, alankraft.me
In my last post, I looked at a foundational question as it relates to our attitude toward immigration. As followers of Christ, do we love the immigrant? God […]Continue Reading →