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 September 2015.

______________________________________________________________________ So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them. –Genesis 1:27, NIV As far as I can tell, I am a fourth […]Continue Reading


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Editor’s Note:  This post originally appeared June 1st 2012.

[illegal is illegal]

but i am a person illegal is illegal but i love, and am loved illegal is illegal but i know no other . . . illegal is illegal but i was a child, and am […]Continue Reading
      Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared on May 23, 2012. In 2011, I spent six months living in northern Haiti, teaching English in a Christian university as well as in smaller schools in the area.  I had been in the country for about two months when this story happened. I was […]Continue Reading
      Editor’s Note: This blog originally appeared on April 18th, 2012. If I could, I would drive to my church. The great state of New Jersey does not issue driver’s licenses to undocumented residents (yet), so I usually rely on my pastor for a ride to church.  As Define American’s […]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 of […]Continue Reading
Editor’s Note: This post originally ran on www.immigrationimpact.com What is our obligation as a country to the unaccompanied child migrants at our border? This seemingly straightforward question is frequently lost among the political debate surrounding the humanitarian challenge at our southern border. In a recent Senate homeland security committee hearing, several senators focused only on […]Continue Reading
Editor’s Note: This post first appeared on FWD.us My dad’s hands violently trembled as he gripped the steering wheel. His knuckles became as white as my mom’s face when she turned to my brother and me in the backseat. She told us to duck down. The knot in my stomach tightened as I did and […]Continue Reading
Editor’s Note: Another great post from www.immigrationimpact.com The reasons why so many unaccompanied children from Central American nations are trying to make their way to the United States are not simple. There are the abysmally high murder rates, escalating gang violence, and grinding poverty which prevail in some Central American countries. There are the family […]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
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