Border Immersion Trip Gives Lutheran Clergy a Peek into the Journey of Migrants

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Pastor Brian L. Erickson from Faith Lutheran Church in Virginia has been a compassionate supporter of the most vulnerable for years. He started a scholarship program for students in Lomas de Poleo, Mexico, eight years ago and recently went on a … Read Post

College Students and Courageous Migrants – Top Picks of the Immigration and Refugee Blogosphere

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Again and again, I am so touched by the courage of migrants and refugees who face incredible obstacles. Despite the difficulties many migrants and refugees face, they continue to persevere.  Photo Essay: Caravan of the Mutilated In These Times … Read Post

I Never Thought I Would Be a Refugee: LIRS Academy Graduate Shares Her Courageous Journey

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Today, I'd like to share the continued conversation with Faith Akovi Cooper, LIRS Academy graduate and former refugee from Liberia. Last week, Faith described how being a refugee shaped her career, and how, ironically, she has helped strengthen … Read Post

Separation and Safety – Top Picks of the Immigration and Refugee Blogosphere

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With the Syrian conflict extending past four years now, the number of refugees has nearly reached four million. So far only 6% have been resettled to third countries, and only a few hundred to the United States. As the country prepares to accept more … Read Post