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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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Lift Up Your Voice Against Detention & Deportation

The message below went out on Wednesday, June 13, 2012 to Standing on the Side of Love supporters. You can sign-up for these emails here. There is still another week until we convene in Phoenix for Justice General Assembly, but already we’re creating buzz. Several media outlets have run stories about our June 23rd witness....

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Rev. Wendy von Zirpolo: Help Us Amplify Our Efforts in Arizona

The message below went out on Friday, June 8, 2012 to Standing on the Side of Love supporters. You can sign-up for these emails here. Like Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz, it took me leaving home to discover what was important in my own backyard!  In my case, the twister was the storm of hatred...

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Investigate Excessive Use of Force by Border Patrol

As we’ve reported before, there have been several accounts of individuals being beaten and even killed by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents since 2010. For example, Anastasio Hernandez Rojas was tased and beaten while in Border Patrol custody after he was captured at the U.S.-Mexico border trying to return to his wife, Maria, and...

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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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