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United We Stand; Humane Borders volunteers outside their office.Humane Borders

by Mary Beth Coudal
9/15/10: The goal: save the lives of men, women, children, teens, traveling from Mexico into the US through the Arizona desert, where temperatures can reach 160 degrees.

Dios concedeme la serenidad para acpetar las cosas que no puedo cambiaMexican Methodists Challenge AZ Immigration Law

by Elliott Wright
7/21/10: A resolution on immigration questions the criminalization of undocumented people and goes on to state that fewer people would seek to migrate to the US if better wages were paid in Mexico other Latin American countries.

Missionary Amy SpaurJustice For Our Neighbors: Dallas/Fort Worth

by Mariellyn Dunlap
7/8/10: Church and Community Worker Amy Spaur hears the Biblical call to welcome the sojourner among us loud and clear.


Prayer candles light up a simple cross.Obama Talks Immigration at American University

by Heather Hahn
7/1/10: Washington Area Bishop John R. Schol delivered the morning's invocation. PDF icon Download Prayer for President Barak Obama and the Nation (PDF, 1p, 11.5K)

Desert Southwest ConferenceDesert Southwest Conference: Immigration Information and Resources

on desertsouthwestconference.org
Legal and United Methodist documents, educational resources, and Conference actions to help others reach out for immigration justice and reform.

Made in LA movie poster artMade in L.A.

Study Guide
Open hearts and minds by holding a screening of this film about immigrant women who stand together in unity against exploitation by their employer.

Boys of different ethnic backgrounds enjoy each others' company in Italy.Concerning Immigrants
"My Church Has Taught Me"

by Luca Brenga
3/30/10: The Chiesa Evangelica Metodista di Milano welcomes "strangers" of 18 different nationalities; how do they live in this Babel of languages, cultures, sensibilities, and differences?

Immigration/Justice Immigration Services Available at Justice For Our Neighbors Immigration Clinics

by Kim Lehmann
2/8/10: "Temporary Protective Status" (TPS)  permits eligible Haitians to stay and work in the US for 18 months. UMCOR's JFON ministry continues to offer free legal clinics.

Lady Liberty.Módulo III / Module III

"...fui forastero, y me dieron alojamiento..." La inmigración y la comunidad cristiana y la iglesia, www.upperroom.org/bookstore
"...I was a stranger and you took me in..." Immigration and the Christian Community, www.upperroom.org/bookstore

Recursos Importantes:
Lo Que Debes Saber Durante Una Redada de La Migra
(What You Should Know During An Immigration Raid)

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