Bishop Michael Rinehart of the Texas-Louisiana Gulf Coast Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America recently visited a facility temporarily housing unaccompanied children on the border.... more
The Obama Administration recently requested that Congress enact a $3.7 billion Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Bill, which includes $1.83 billion for the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR); $1.1 billion for Immigration and Customs Enforcement; $433 million for Customs and Border... more
As the border crisis continues to escalate, we have received messages from individuals asking “What can I do?” We are deeply grateful for this outpouring of compassion.
Here are 5 ways individuals, congregations, and communities can support those seeking refuge.
The immigration system in this nation has been neglected for far too long. Now the broken system is being pushed to its limits as it struggles to meet the challenges from the current humanitarian crisis. In this week’s edition of the Top Picks, I’d like to highlight a post by Carly Perez that... more
Elected officials are at odds for a solution for the humanitarian crisis that is now dominating U.S. media and politics. Activists, religious leaders, and business leaders are all calling for compassionate action. Visit our blog for HEADLINES: Immigration. I’ll bring you all the most important... more
The humanitarian crisis that began on the U.S. southern border is beginning to effect other parts of the nation. In this week’s edition of the Top Picks, I’d like to highlight a post by Aura Bogado of Colorlines who offers a positive story from the complex situation taking place in Murrieta,... more