As I mentioned in my last post, we have been learning about immigration in our Border Fellows class. The following is a random assortment of things I never knew (or thought about) regarding immigration in the US:

1. Jesus was a refugee. According to Matthew 2:13-16, Joseph, Mary and Jesus fled to Egypt [...]

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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.

“What does the Lord require of you but to do justice, love mercy, and walk humbly [...]

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Editor’s Note: This blog is the seventh 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 [...]

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Editors Note: This post originally appeared on the Sojourners God’s Politics blog.

Feeling the pressure from some immigrants’ rights groups on the record-breaking number of deportations under his administration (2 million by early April), President Barack Obama recently requested a review on his deportation polices. The goal is to see if [...]

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“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 [...]

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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 so that we [...]

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Mere blocks away from where I went to high school were two gas stations–One right across the street from the other. The word on the street was that one was one gang’s territory and, not [...]

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Editors Note: This first appeared on March 3, 2014 on the author’s blog, aboutproximity.com

 

It was not something I thought so much about. Often, people in the shadows come to light, but the fact that we can do something about it… [...]

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