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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.

Check out our step-by-step guide to making your voice heard.

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Welcoming Deportees with Open Arms: Support the Release of the Dream 9

On Monday July 22nd, nine young immigrants (aka the “Dream 9″) arrived at the Nogales, Arizona port of entry with paperwork for humanitarian parole and asylum, requesting to come home to the United States. It was a historic and courageous action to bring awareness to those left out of the immigration reform debate–the millions of...

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Time to Turn Up the Heat!

Today marks the first day of Congress’s August Recess. It’s time to turn up the heat so that our elected officials know they are not off the hook for passing compassionate immigration reform this year! Across the country, we have been standing on the side of love with immigrant families, and we can’t stop now....

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Who Would Jesus Deport?

Several Unitarian Universalist churches in the Seattle/Tacoma area have an ongoing social witness via vigils at the front gate of the Northwest Detention Center on rotating Saturdays of each month. Coffee, cookies, printed information, and caring encouragement and listening are provided to family and friends visiting persons in detention. Two members of Seattle’s University Unitarian Church are also...

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Hungry for Justice

I was really hungry when I woke up that morning. It had been almost 22 hours since yesterday’s bowl of oatmeal, and it was hard to think about much else as I headed out the door to Casa Latina. I have always had enough to eat. More than that, I’ve always been the kind of...

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We Will Not Rest

Though many of us are in the middle of summer vacations, the work for immigrant justice doesn’t stop. If you have just an hour or two in the next week, check out these upcoming webinars from our partners. You will get an up-to-the-minute update on the status of the legislation and a briefing on how...

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