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…

AZJFON Growing & Moving

AZJFON Growing & Moving

By Chris Spencer Thank you to the United Methodist Church for helping in the birthing of Arizona Justice For Our Neighbors, for supporting us financially with donations and inviting us to your local, district, and Conference events for education and advocacy.   We are...

Asylum Seekers Update

People of faith have stepped up and are doing their best to help even though these faith congregations are being taxed financially and with getting enough volunteers, especially for jobs like preparing a meal for 100 people or letting a family stay overnight in their home.

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