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The Road from Phoenix: Compassionate Immigration Reform

This year, we have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to pass compassionate, comprehensive immigration reform. As people of faith, we must raise our voices for an immigration reform bill that promotes justice, compassion, and keeps families together.

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Immigrant Justice Day 2012: One California

Update June 8th: The Trust Act will be heard in the Senate Public Safety committee on Tuesday, June 12th. On May 21st, Unitarian Universalists joined immigrants, advocates, community members, and policy makers in raising our voices on behalf of all of California’s immigrant families at the State Capitol in Sacramento. The UU Legislative Ministry of...

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Catholic Bishops Defund Immigrant Resource Center Compañeros Over LGBT Affiliation

Compañeros is a small nonprofit that works to protect and expand immigrant rights and culture in the Four Corners area of southwestern Colorado, including helping poor immigrants with healthcare and other basic needs. For years Compañeros received significant funding from the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (C.C.H.D.), an anti-poverty initiative of the U.S. Conference of...

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Lift Up Your Voice in the National Days of Witness

The message below went out on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 to Standing on the Side of Love supporters. You can sign-up for these emails here. This week, many of us commemorated a profoundly tragic anniversary. On May 28, 2010, 42-year-old Anastasio Hernandez Rojas was tased and beaten while in Border Patrol custody. He died shortly...

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New Immigrant Justice Resources

The Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) has just released two new resources to help communities engage with immigrant justice work in anticipation of the upcoming Justice General Assembly in Phoenix. The first, United States Immigration: Theological Reflection and Discussion, is a collection of 22 brief excerpts from sermons and writings about the topic of immigration offered...

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No More Deaths Wins Wilton Peace Prize

No More Deaths/No Mas Muertes, an all-volunteer-led organization that embodies the very spirit of being the change one wishes to see in the world, has been chosen as this year’s recipient of the Wilton Peace Prize. The Wilton Peace Prize is given annually by the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) to individuals or groups in recognition of their...

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