One of the key obstacles in moving progressive immigration policies from support to reality is the lack of passion and hope.
Idolatry, Administrations, and Evangelicals: A Conversation Between Shane Claiborne and Johnnie Moore
But you know, I'm not a single-issue person either. I mean, my ethic is one of life. I believe every person is made in the image of God. So for me, the immigration issue is a pro-life issue. The death penalty is. Our obsession with guns is. The Black Lives Matter movement and racial justice are. All of these are issues of life.
Jose Chicas, a native of El Salvador who has been living in church sanctuary for more than three years, [moved] out Friday (Jan. 22) after President Joe Biden signed an executive order temporarily halting the deportation of undocumented immigrants.
Humiliated before the judge, he was read his rights, without any legal counsel and ordered to return to his home country. In the process of returning he caught COVID and was returned to those that would take his life because of his Christian faith.
When I call you brother, I mean I will fight for your right to life as if you were my brother. When you call me sister, stand up for my human rights.
Supporting those who have been barred from COVID-19 financial relief isn’t about charity. It’s about justice.
If there’s one thing coronavirus has shown us, it’s that we’re all equally human, equally vulnerable, and universally connected.