Politics, The Church

The Contributions of the DACAmented

Cameron Ventura, Immigration Activist Since 2012 the United States has become a safe-haven for a narrow group of young people who migrated here either alone or following their older relatives. Multiple presidents, congressmen/congresswomen, and civilians have agreed for many decades that lack of proper legislation has created a system in which the Federal government seeks […]

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Politics, The Church

Defining the Borders of Human Rights

 Cameron Ventura, Immigration Activist Two days ago I was laying in bed, about to fall asleep, when I heard a noise. We have one of the loudest refrigerators in the world, so this happens pretty often – nothing to think twice about. But then my one-year-old Miniature Dachshund jumped up and started freaking out. This […]

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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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Politics

The Immigrant and Welfare

 Cameron Ventura, Immigration Activist In an age with more access to information at the very tips of our fingers (literally) than any other time in the history of humanity – it is baffling how often we still get it wrong. Society has lost the art of fact checking, peer reviews, and perhaps most importantly – […]

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Politics, The Church

A Bill of Love?

 Cameron Ventura, Immigration Activist On 9 January, President Trump gathered a coalition of bipartisan congresspeople together to discuss the necessity of passing immigration reform – primarily regarding DACA, secondarily regarding “comprehensive reform”. The table was full; each participant coming with their own ideas and desires regarding both how to handle DACA, and how they define […]

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