Migration, biblical and modern

Tammy Alexander reflects on immigration reform challenges in the latest Mennonite World Review.

As we think about what immigration policy in the U.S. should look like, let us reflect on stories of migration in the Bible — Abraham, Joseph, Daniel, Ruth — and remember God’s admonition that we treat the stranger among us with compassion and fairness. As God instructed the Israelites to love the stranger (Lev. 19:33-34), so, too, should we remember our own family stories of migration.

Read the entire article here.

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