Tagged: immigration

Tomato Justice

Field hands, faith groups, and ordinary citizens are demanding dignity from an industry that squeezes the lifeblood from its workers.   by Tim Høiland (farmworker photos by Scott Robertson) Welcome to Immokalee. You’ve likely never heard...

Love a DREAMer As Yourself

by Rebecca Hall Children are good motivation.  Almost every social or political issue can be traced back to a need to create a better future “for the children.”  Environmental degradation.  The national debt.  Health...

Driving Through Arizona

by Paul Alexander While driving through Arizona I was worried about being deported. I had heard of a new law where folks’ IDs would be checked, and since my people come from Wales and...

CHRISTIANITY VS. JESUS

by Tony Campolo Mahatma Gandhi once said, “Everybody understands the teachings of Jesus except Christians!” As I consider that statement and look at the attitudes of many U.S. Christians, I sometimes wonder if Gandhi...

Refuge Along the Road

Loving the strangers in our midst By Amy Durkee If you live in the United States, chances are your life will intersect at least once today with that of a Latin American immigrant.  Perhaps...