Discipleship, Refugee Issues, The Church

How to Talk About Refugees with Christians

Tabitha McDuffee, Founder, faithandforcedmigration.com There is so much in Scripture to support welcoming refugees and having compassion toward strangers, that it should be easy to talk about refugees with Christians. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Many Christians are unaware that Bible addresses displacement, or they are more concerned with the position of their […]

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Discipleship, Politics, The Church

The Immigrant: Our Neighbor

 Rondell Treviño, Founder, Memphis immigration Project One of the greatest things we can do is ask questions—asking questions is the simplest most effective ways of learning. Asking questions enables us to gain deep insight, develop more innovative solutions, and to arrive at better decision-making. Children learn by asking questions, students learn by asking questions, new recruits […]

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Discipleship, Refugee Issues, The Church

FAQs About Refugees in America

 Tabitha McDuffee, Founder, faithandforcedmigration.com Historically, the United States has resettled more refugees per year than any other country. Since the Refugee Act was passed in 1980, millions of refugees from dozens of countries have made their homes in our states, cities, and towns. This article briefly addresses the following frequently asked questions about refugees in […]

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Discipleship, Politics, The Church

A Decision will come Monday to Determine if more than 250,000 Salvadoran Immigrants will be Sent Away from the U.S.

 Rondell Treviño, Founder and President, Memphis immigration Project In 2001, a 7.7 magnitude earthquake struck El Salvador, burying homes and neighborhoods killing 1,100 people and displacing another 1.3 million. This compelled by then U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft to allow Immigrant from El Salvador to who had been in the U.S. since February 2001 to […]

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Discipleship, The Church

5 DACA Recipients Begin College in Memphis on Scholarship

Late last year, Memphis immigration Project launched a partnership with Memphis Center for Urban Theological Studies (MCUTS)   by providing full-ride college scholarships for Immigrants with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) each semester beginning in January 2018 in order to improve their life skills, increase their future outcome in society, and deepen their relationship with Christ. This partnership […]

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Discipleship, Politics, The Church

How many DACA Recipients have lost their status since September 5, 2016?

 Rondell Treviño, Founder and President, Memphis immigration Project On September 5, 2016, the Trump Administration decided to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program for more than 800,000 plus Immigrant Dreamers–the program itself officially rescinds in March 2018. Congressional leaders in Washington, D.C. decided in late December that they wouldn’t pass legislation that would […]

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