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“Due Process is Dying”

By: Ella Rawls Editor’s Note: On June 25, 2020, the Supreme Court ruled asylum seekers could not challenge their removal. What follows is a commentary on the case from Ella Rawls, Esq., Chair: DSC Immigration Task Force and attorney for Arizona Justice for Our...

Immigration Task Force Responds to COVID-19

“Immigration Detention and the Spread of COVID-19; A Recipe for Disaster.” Ella Rawls, Esq. Chair, DSC Immigration Task Force I would like to highlight something that is happening in our area. I am the staff attorney at Justice For Our Neighbors, a...
New immigration Public Charge Rule closes door to the poor

New immigration Public Charge Rule closes door to the poor

Earlier this year the Supreme Court decided to allow the Department of Homeland Security to implement newly revised rule regarding whether intending immigrants that are currently low-income would be deemed “likely to become a Public Charge.” This new rule forces millions of immigrant families to choose between protecting their…

Immigration: Myth vs. Reality

Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it. Hebrews 13:2. Sponsored by Dove of the Desert UMC’s Board of Church and Society, this event is free and open to all so feel free to...
Better Together

Better Together

On July 22, a number of United Methodist clergy and laity gathered in Tucson for the Pima County Board of Supervisors meeting regarding asylee temporary housing. Containment. Detention. Call it what you like. I use those terms because the topic of the meeting was whether the Board would approve the use of an active juvenile detention center…

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