Tag: illegal immigrants

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    “It’s not like your typical disaster, where churches… clean up after a hurricane or a tornado,” says Kevin Eckstrom, editor-in-chief of Religion News Service. “This is much more complicated.” More

    July 25, 2014 | Comments

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    As thousands of unaccompanied migrant children cross the US-Mexico border, Americans are being challenged by how to respond. “This is what our Catholic faith calls us to do,” says John Andrews of the Catholic Diocese of San Bernardino County. But in Murrieta, California, Andrea Rockwood has a different perspective: “We need to fix our system before we can even help anybody. We can’t even help our own.” More

    July 18, 2014 | Comments

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    “The Catholic bishops had a really strong statement saying don’t send the kids back; that would be morally wrong to send them back to dangerous situations. Others in the religious community are saying it’s a matter of law and order.” More

    July 18, 2014 | Comments

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    Religious leaders have joined civil rights activists, the Justice Department, and others in challenging Alabama’s tough new immigration law. “The government is trying to tell us what we can or can’t do in terms of works of mercy, works of charity, which are fundamental to our faith,” says Father Tom Ackerman of the Catholic Diocese of Birmingham. More

    September 23, 2011 | Comments

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    “If Utah is enacting some draconian restrictive immigration law, you can sort of imagine the reaction and then the blame that might be placed on the church for allowing it to happen,” says BYU professor Quin Monson. More

    July 22, 2011 | Comments

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    “There are moments when we must challenge the laws of society,” says Bishop Minerva Carcano of the United Methodist Church’s Desert Southwest Conference. More

    May 21, 2010 | Comments

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    Gerald Kicanas, bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tucson, says Arizona’s new immigration law is not a solution to our broken immigration system, and the dignity of migrants needs to be respected. More

    April 30, 2010 | Comments

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    Meat is kosher if it has been prepared according to Jewish law and certified so by a rabbi. But what if the plant managers were accused of unfair labor practices?

    October 3, 2008 | Comments

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    With Congress unable to agree on immigration law reform, many local governments are trying to act on their own to discourage illegal immigrants from settling in their towns. Some say that’s just protecting their communities, but others call it racism. More

    September 14, 2007 | Comments

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    The Senate agreed to an immigration bill that would create a path to citizenship for many of the illegal immigrants in the United States. If some undocumented workers were able to stay, it could allay fears in many families. When undocumented immigrants have children born in the U.S., those children are considered U.S. citizen. If the parents receive a deportation notice, the families often split.

    May 26, 2006 | Comments

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