In the last week, family detention has been challenged from those outside – immigrant and refugee advocates – as well as from those inside – the detained mothers themselves. Read below about how faith communities are advocating with migrant families in detention, immigrants facing deportation, and the families of those deported.
- Faith Leaders Visit Immigrant Detention Center as Mothers Begin Hunger Strike Immigration Impact Catalina Restrepo
- These Four Maps Illustrate How States Are Shaping Immigration Policy Immigration Impact Wendy Feliz
- US Bishops: Stop Shameful Detention of Migrant Families Patheos Catholic Channel CNA Daily News
- What Now? Faith Community Seeks Next Steps After Pastor’s Deportation Sojourners Jenny Castro
- Why So Few Undocumented Immigrants Make It Through College Think Progress Esther Yu-Hsi Lee
- Why Mothers Are on Strike at Karnes Immigrant Detention Center Colorlines Aura Bogado
- Senate Hearing Examines Proposals to Increase Guest Workers Immigration Impact Mark Noferi
Please email me or comment if you have any thoughts about this week’s Top Picks. Thank you for taking the time to visit this blog, and I look forward to sharing the best online commentary on immigration and refugee issues.
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