Your people shall be my people: U.S. immigration policy (Spring/Summer 2013)

Today, many churches are welcoming immigrants in their communities through financial assistance, documentation services and language training. Relationships are built through mutual support and friendship, with the knowledge that we are all one people.

As the U.S. Congress debates immigration reform proposals, churches are playing another important role, calling for more just government policies toward immigrants through public events such as vigils and “prayer and faxing.”

Read on to learn how the debate is shaping up and how churches and individuals are calling for just and humane immigration reform.

Contents:

  1. Introduction
  2. Immigration reform: Could it happen in 2013?
  3. Wichita: “Citizens of God’s Kingdom” workshop
  4. New MCC migration exhibit
  5. A worship service
  6. Facts about immigration in the U.S.
  7. Policy principles: U.S. immigration policy should…
  8. Resources for learning more

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