“It’s really part of my life. I have relatives and friends … on both sides of the border. So, I think it’s important for us to understand that we are all children of God. If we work together, we can find a solution for this reality and come up with a really clear, simple and good immigration system that can address the needs of the people on both sides.”
Jose H. Gomez, archbishop of Los Angeles, the newly elected president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, and an immigrant from Mexico himself.
10/28/19 - “America needs a 21st-century equivalent of the Ellis Island open border immigration policy. A country that committed the original sin of slavery to forcibly bring foreign labor to America should not be going to such draconian lengths to throw voluntary foreign labor out of America.“
By Shikha Dalmia.
This four-minute video from the Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service shows what it feels like to be separated from your parents and placed in foster care