This spring, Ju, Hong, an undocumented student at CAL, was at the Chapel speaking with the East Bay Interfaith Immigration Coalition during our monthly meeting in the parish hall. Here is an update from him that bears witness to the injustice unfolding all around us and to the Obama administration’s radical and extreme enforcement of our broken and unuust immigration policies. Please keep Ju and other DREAM Act students in your prayers. If you are able — act up, act out, and fight back alongside these courageous students.
My name is Ju Hong, and I am undocumented and unafraid. Continue reading
Lutherans have responsed to Alabama’s anti-immigrant legislation HB 56.
Read here for a Summary of Alabama’s HB 56 from Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service.
Read here for a Letter to Alabama Governor Robert Bentley from the Rev. H. Julian Gordy, Bishop of the Southeastern Synod Alabama of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and chairman of the Conference of Bishop’s immigration task force.
This from our friends at SHARE: El Salvador!
It has been a busy spring and we have several exciting announcements for you. First, SHARE is eager to share its new vision with you. In addition to our work in El Salvador, beginning this year SHARE plans to focus on developing relationships with and building the capacity of the Salvadoran community in the United States.
Secondly, as you can see our eNewsletter has a new look. That’s because yesterday SHARE launched an entirely redesigned website
! The new site makes it so much easier to share stories and pictures of our work.
We look forward to your questions, comments, and feedback!