How Churches Can Give Sanctuary and Still Support the Law
800 congregations are working to protect undocumented immigrants. A leader with the New Sanctuary Movement says yours should be one of them.
From her home in California, Salvatierra spoke with CT about the need for immigration reform, how deportations impact kids, and how churches across the country are getting involved.
6 Things Your Church Can Do During the Refugee Ban
The recent executive order has thrust refugees and resettlement agencies into limbo. Here’s how you can help.
Consider holding a book study or Sunday school class in which you focus on the historical facts of immigration and refugee resettlement. 2. Sponsor a legal clinic on immigration.
I Saw Jesus in Detention
We’re all so busy debating immigration policy that we’ve forgotten something essential.
I Saw Jesus in Detention. We're all so busy debating immigration policy that we've forgotten something essential. Sarah exactly. It was immigration detention.
13 Books to Read with Your Kids This Summer
What books would I take to a desert island—if my children came with me?
3. Mama's Nightingale: A Story of Immigration and Separation by Edwidge Danticat (illustrated by Leslie Staub). With beautifully poetic language, Danticat
My Marriage to an Undocumented Immigrant
I lived with the threat of my husband’s deportation. Here’s what I learned about immigration.
Here's what I learned about immigration. The current immigration policies held by the United States federal government are responsible for creating these artificial widows and orphans.
Young, Female, and Pro-Trump
How white evangelical millennials are defying political predictions.
(Despite leaders criticizing certain policies on immigration and foreign aid, a third of evangelicals, more than any other religious demographic, “strongly approve” of Trump's job as
How to Escape America’s Anger Problem
In this rancorous post-election season, some women are turning to tried-and-true solutions.
about 'the way things are going' in the US.” At the time, Republicans were the most angry, but more than two-thirds of us were angry about the economy, immigration, “Washington, and
Double-Bound: How Immigration Law Can Trap Trafficking Victims
An attorney’s insight on the complicated legal setting for domestic trafficking.
Opinion | Sexuality. Double-Bound: How Immigration Law Can Trap Trafficking Victims. It's a complicated issue, but one clear call to action comes with immigration reform.
This Christmas, Remember the Refugees
The Nativity scene would be empty without Jews, Arabs, Africans, and displaced people. Here's what that means for your holiday.
Jenny Yang is the vice president of advocacy and policy at World Relief and co-author of Welcoming the Stranger: Justice, Compassion and Truth in the Immigration Debate.
Our Top 10 Articles of 2016
Readers and editors rank the best posts of the year.
My Marriage to an Undocumented Immigrant (Sarah Quezada) I lived with the threat of my husband's deportation. Here's what I learned about immigration.
How Do We Parent Our Kids During This Political Season?
Twenty women weigh in with their perspectives.
But, just as truly, we have hope.”. I am deeply troubled by what I'm seeing on the right, Trump's policies on immigration, the abject horror of the Alt-Right, and a rise in hate crimes.
Let Them Bake Cakes
The Great British Baking Show teaches me about offering and receiving friendship in a fractured world.
In light of Brexit, immigration tensions in the US, and an increasingly fractured world, Nadiya's participation seems almost subversive as she matter-of-factly bakes her way to the top of
Redeeming the Race Discussion
Brenda Salter McNeil on what it will take for our nation to heal
become more fluent. Yet she has challenged herself to know not just Spanish but to also learn more about immigration issues impacting Latinos. “To say
Our Histories Are Not Created Equal
Why Americans should be upfront with our kids—and ourselves—about how power and privilege shaped our backgrounds.
Curriculum writers face a similar temptation; a textbook used in Texas classrooms faced criticism last year when a parent noticed that a chapter on immigration referred to some
To the Confused, Apathetic, and Undecided Christian Voters
Our political engagement matters to our country, our neighbors, and God.
They might support traditionally conservative positions on life or economics and progressive views on immigration policy or marriage. In the current “my side vs.
Racial Reconciliation Knows No Borders
How I came to see the church’s prophetic work on race as a global issue.
We learned from Mavis that after World War II, the British government had encouraged mass immigration from the countries of the British Empire and Commonwealth to fill the shortages
We Are Followers of a Middle Eastern Refugee
Security doesn’t have to come at the expense of compassion.
She is coauthor of Welcoming the Stranger: Justice, Compassion and Truth in the Immigration Debate, is Chair of the Refugee Council USA (RCUSA) Africa Work Group which brings
Why MLK Still Matters
Evangelicals share how the civil rights leader continues to inspire them as Christians.
been for the work of Dr. King, and his influence in mobilizing the passage of the Civil Rights Act in 1964, who knows how long it would have taken for the Immigration and Naturalization