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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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Standing on the Side of Love with Immigrant Youth

On Saturday, September 17th, members of REACH for Immigrant Justice at University Unitarian Church, Seattle participated in an action at the Northwest Immigration Detention Center in Tacoma, WA as allies of the Northwest Immigrant Youth Alliance (NWIYA).  A dozen immigrant youth and young adults “came out of the shadows” as they told their stories and...

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30,000 Documented Abuses of Migrants is Enough

The message below went out to Standing on the Side of Love supporters on Wednesday, September 21, 2011. You can sign-up for these emails here. Imagine this: you are an undocumented immigrant who has been detained for deportation in a facility under the custody of the U.S. Border Patrol.  You are dehydrated, but denied adequate...

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Standing on the Side of Love to End “Secure Communities”

On Wednesday, August 24, Rev. Dr. Linda Olson Peebles and 10 members of the UU Church of Arlington, VA, joined some 300 people to testify against the U.S. Homeland Security initiative called “Secure Communities”. A Task Force, charged with reporting back on this policy to ICE, held hearings around the nation in the past few...

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Take Part in the DREAM Sabbath

Mayra Hidalgo is a DREAM student from Lakeland, Florida. The message below went out to Standing on the Side of Love supporters on Thursday, August 18, 2011. You can sign-up for these emails here. I remember sitting in my guidance counselor’s office for my senior conference, nervously fidgeting as I waited for her to return...

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First Unitarian Church of Dallas Calls for Communities of Love at ICE Hearings

From Rev. Daniel Kanter, Senior Minister, First Unitarian Church of Dallas, TX On Tuesday, August 9th, a contingent of Unitarian Universalists, activists, and other faith leaders met with Sheriff Lupe Valdez of Dallas County at a meeting organized by Immigration Customs and Enforcement (ICE). Sheriff Valdez is part of a controversial national taskforce reviewing the...

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