I just received an urgent update from my friend and former ministry partner, Tim Isaacson, who’s the director of the Atlanta chapter of Immigrant Hope. He is asking people to pray and to advocate for the families he is working… Read More ›
My Weekend at the San Diego/Tijuana Border
This is a guest post by Cindy M. Wu, Program Manager at Houston Welcomes Refugees, author of A Better Country: Embracing the Refugees in Our Midst, and co-author of Our Global Families: Christians Embracing Common Identity. (And also my sister-in-law)… Read More ›
One Tangible Way to Ease the Migrant Crisis
My friend Sarah Quezada, author of Love Undocumented: Risking Trust in a Fearful World, has written a short, helpful guide containing 15 ideas for supporting immigrants and addressing the migrant crisis. You can download it for free here. But I’d like to highlight what she and… Read More ›
U.S. History and the Current Border Crisis
I’m going to expand this into a long-form essay over the next few weeks, but this 14-tweet collection is a sort of preview.
Final Day for Comments on Proposed Regulations Concerning Children in Immigrant Detention
From the National Immigration Forum: On September 7, 2018, the Trump administration published proposed regulations that would overturn protections for children who the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) hold in custody due to immigration laws…. Read More ›
What You Need to Know About What Is Happening to People Seeking Asylum at the US Border and Elsewhere
Earlier this month, the White House announced a new “zero tolerance” policy on illegal border crossings at the US-Mexico border. In less than two-weeks’ time, roughly 600 children have been separated from their parents after crossing the border together, meaning the parents… Read More ›
A Suburban Mom’s Eyewitness Account of Conditions Inside an Immigrant Detention Center
We couldn’t have all been more different politically, and we all left feeling that it’s not right, what’s happening down there.
Dreamers – In Their Own Words
Amidst the torrent of political debate about DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), there are real people. I’d like to highlight just a few of the voices of those most deeply impacted by the White House’s decision to end DACA… Read More ›