Does Jesus Call for the Abolition of Immigration Detention?
On January 21, 2015 By Christina Fialho
In his speech, President Obama explained that whether our ancestors crossed the Atlantic, or the Pacific, or the Rio Grande, “we were strangers once, too.” President Obama’s invitation to Americans to welcome the stranger echoes God’s call to Christians. While I commend President Obama’s action to delay the deportation of roughly four […]Continue Reading →
Ending Isolation Through A Ministry of Presence
On February 22, 2013 By Christina Fialho
God calls members of the Christian faith and other faith traditions to welcome the stranger and visit the prisoner: what better way to answer God’s calls than to visit men and women in U.S. immigration detention? Right now, over 32,000 migrants remain isolated in immigration detention facilities because there is no legally […]Continue Reading →