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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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Call the White House on S-COMM! END IT, DON’T MEND IT!

For many months now, Standing on the Side of Love and our interfaith and immigrant rights partners have been mobilizing to end the Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) mass detention and deportation program with the misnomer of ‘Secure Communities.’ We have been challenging the program at hearings across the country and exposing how it breaks...

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Deport All the Criminals

It sounds reasonable, right? We should deport people who are here illegally if they are involved in criminal activity. But what about Valente and Manuel Valenzuela? A couple weeks ago, I showed up in downtown Denver at the invitation of some local human rights organizers to be part of a witness outside the courthouse during...

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30 Days of Gathering, Speaking, Singing, and Witnessing on the Side of Love

There has been a flurry of activity around the country in conjunction with National Standing on the Side of Love Month. Our supporters kicked off the “30 Days of Love” by observing Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Events included an amazing economic justice youth overnight hosted by First Unitarian Denver and parade participants across the country...

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Tell Congress: Use Your Power to Help Our Indonesian Christian Neighbors

The message below went out to Standing on the Side of Love supporters on Thursday, December 22, 2011. You can sign-up for these emails here. ——————————————————————————————————————– My name is Seth Kaper-Dale.  I have co-pastored a church in Highland Park, NJ with wife wife since 2001.  For the past 10 years I have witnessed the tremendous...

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‘Shattered Families’ Need Our Voices

This post was contributed by Mark Maginn, member of the Mt. Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church Immigrant Task Force. ————————————————————————- The members of the Mt. Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church Immigrant Task Force Shattered Families Subcommittee came together, inspired to do something after digesting the Shattered Families Report produced by the Applied Research Center. The report finds...

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