The Immigration Debate: Can the Bible Help?

By M. Daniel Carroll Rodas

The issues surrounding the immigration debate are complex and ongoing. The United States was founded by immigrants, and many can point to ancestors from Europe, Asia, or Africa who reached these shores in the last 250 years.

Three Surprising Things I Learned About US Immigration From a DACA Dreamer

By Kristyn Komarnicki

At the launch of CSA’s PrayforDREAMers campaign last month, when DACA recipient Vanessa Upegui-Seel spoke at Eastern University about her experience as an undocumented immigrant who was bought to the US at the age of 12, I learned three things I hadn’t known before:

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The Church’s “Third Rail” of Immigration

By Craig Wong
The political theater around the topic of immigration can best be described as painfully comic, especially in election seasons, as each candidate frets and spins in a clumsy attempt to communicate a coherent position.

Meeting Juan: Reexamining My Views on Immigration

By Charles Metcalf

It was a Tuesday night, and I found myself in a strange yet familiar place. I had been invited to attend a Bible study. Nothing new here. The unfamiliarity came from the fact that this Bible study was bilingual.

Immigration and the Imago Dei

By Nicole Morgan

by Nicole Morgan

On January 30th the House Republican leadership released a one-page document with standards for immigration reform. The document has been met with some hope for a workable compromise between Democrats and Republicans on the issue of immigration reform.

Oh, Freedom!

From National Justice for Our Neighbors
The Haitian families gathered at Annunciation House had already endured the months-long and dangerous journey to our southern border, a week or more camped under a bridge with little food or water, and several more bewildering days confined by the U.S. Border Patrol.

Marginalized Women, Prophetic Speech

By Liz Cooledge Jenkins

In those days Mary set out and went with haste to a Judean town in the hill country, where she entered the house of Zechariah and greeted Elizabeth. When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the child leaped in her womb.

A Conversation with Mark and Luke Glanville on “Refuge Reimagined”

We caught up with Mark Glanville and Luke Glanville to talk about their latest book from InterVarsity Press, Refuge Reimagined: Biblical Kinship in Global Politics. In Refuge Reimagined, the two brothers offer a new approach to compassion for displaced people: a biblical ethic of kinship. 

Storytelling as a Path to Identity Formation and Discovery

By Matthew Hunsberger
I love stories. As followers of Christ, we are a people of story. Our faith is grounded in the stories we read in Scripture, the stories of our very lives, and the stories we still have the power to write…

On Fear and the Freedom to Embrace

By Kristyn Komarnicki

I am in a bilingual, transnational marriage. I’ve lived in four countries on three continents. In my native country now, I live in a racially mixed neighborhood. I cultivate friendships with people from around the world.