A Christian denomination and a major migration service in the US have expressed deep concern over the damage to communities and families by recent immigration raids, detention and other enforcement actions. They want action for justice.
The government suffered a humiliating defeat as MPs backed a resolution calling for former Gurkhas to be allowed to settle in the UK without restriction, raising further questions about rights for soldiers and unjust immigration policies.
Two leaders of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) are calling on Americans, and Christians in particular, to “welcome the stranger,” making a strong case for progressive immigration reform in a new book called 'They Are Us'.
Forty-five days into the Obama Administration in the United States, the general secretary of the National Council of Churches USA is asking for tangible signs that the promised ‘new day’ in immigration policy has arrived.