We Need Your Voice Today! House Subcommittee to Consider Destructive Legislation

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We recently wrote about how the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security of the House of Representative’s Judiciary Committee was preparing to debate four pieces of legislation that would strip protections for migrant children traveling alone, … Read Post

‘Something With Their Hands’ – Through Courageous Eyes

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This week our feature is about FORAI – Friends of Refugees and Immigrants – a non-profit that provides training and mentorship for refugee women in St. Louis, MO. The participants create handcrafted items to provide supplemental income for their … Read Post

Obama, Border Patrol, and Children — Top Picks of the Immigration and Refugee Blogosphere

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President Obama held a town hall meeting last night on immigration. He discussed how despite the recent court ruling striking down his Executive Orders, he is committed to fighting for the millions of migrants who call America home, and for all who … Read Post

The International Problem of Child Detention — A Guest Post by Vicki Kline

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The Obama Administration has reinforced the detention of children and mothers seeking safety at our borders. Sadly, the practice of detention is not unique to the United States. However, people of faith around the world and advocacy groups, including … Read Post

DHS Funding Expires This Friday — Shutdown Will Have Harmful Effects on Migrants

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Congressional budget decisions come down to the wire this Friday, February 27th when funding for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for Fiscal Year 2015 will expire. Without Congressional action before midnight Friday, DHS will be forced to … Read Post

Lawsuit, Obama, and Executive Action — Top Picks of the Immigration and Refugee Blogosphere

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Though the President’s Executive Actions were dealt a blow in this week’s district court ruling in Texas, the Administration remains confident in the constitutionality of the plan, which will protect millions of hard-working migrants and their … Read Post

Texas Ruling Blocks President’s Immigration Actions and Impedes Family Unity

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This past Monday, February 16th, a federal district court in the Southern District of Texas issued a ruling that will temporarily block portions of the President’s November immigration actions.  These include the implementation of the Deferred … Read Post