Today was our first day volunteering at the camp in Tabanovce, Macedonia. This has become the required stop for Syrian, Afghani, and Iraqi refugees as they take their journey from fear, war, and persecution. Anywhere from 500-10,000 pass through here per day, paying 25 Euro each for a 4-hour train through Macedonia. Incidentally, this passage […]Continue Reading →
Editors Note: This post originally appeared on www.immigrationimpact.com, which features other insightful articles by Amy Grenier.
The U.S. is experiencing a growing humanitarian crisis as thousands of children arrive at our southern border after making the harrowing journey from Central America and Mexico to the north. The number on unaccompanied minors arriving has risen at […]Continue Reading →
Editor’s note: This article originally appeared on Sojourners. Permission was given by moderator to repost.
When one reads the Old Testament Law, one is struck by the amount of attention given to those from the outside–Hebrew ger, the sojourner (or alien or stranger, depending on the English translation). Peoples […]Continue Reading →
A message from Leith Anderson on behalf of the Evangelical Immigration Table:
Depending on where you get your news, you might have heard in recent weeks either that:
1.) Immigration negotiations have fallen apart in the House of Representatives, or
2) House Leadership is on the verge of introducing legislation […]Continue Reading →
On a bus ride during a recent visit to Colombia, our journey took an unexpected turn–literally. Faced with what I thought at the time was a simple construction detour, our driver veered off onto a narrow dirt road and proceeded to barrel through potholes and squeeze past other buses and semi-trucks for […]Continue Reading →
I was born in Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico. I am one of five children. When my parents decided to move to the United States, it was due to our living circumstances.
My parents’ priority was ensuring that we, their children, would have a better education and a better childhood—one […]Continue Reading →
Editor’s note: This is a spoken word piece written by Sarah Northrup that was inspired by her reflections on immigration and the Statue of Liberty (Read the blog post here.). It originally appeared on Sarah’s personal blog, Seeds of Hope. Permission was given by the author to repost.
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Editor’s note: This blog post originally appeared on Sarah’s personal blog, Seeds of Hope. Permission was given by the author to repost.Continue Reading →
Editor’s note: This blog is the sixth 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 →
One of the concerns I hear most frequently about immigration reform—and, to be honest, one of the most legitimate from my perspective—is that our country could repeat some of the mistakes of the “amnesty” legislation signed by President Reagan in 1986. I would not characterize the Reagan-era Immigration Reform and Control […]Continue Reading →