This U.S. Winter Olympic team is starting to, slowly, look more like the country it represents. And that’s something to celebrate. 🇺🇸 http://ow.ly/tVrS30isc9l
The majority of people want a bipartisan solution for Dreamers, not cuts to legal immigration or a more partisan outcome. http://ow.ly/VORg30irQqd
Adam originally came to the United States for a short internship but ended up pursuing the American dream by earning a master’s degree and starting a family. After attending citizenship workshops at the City of San Diego, Adam is starting off 2018 looking forward to taking the Oath of Allegiance and finally becoming an American citizen. Read more about his experience here: http://ow.ly/9jOY30iqxcU
Volusia County, Florida, Sheriff Mike Chitwood: Anti-"sanctuary" policies would alienate immigrants and undermine public safety, creating a lose-lose scenario for local law enforcement. http://ow.ly/ujKw30iqdV8
As the Senate debates immigration for the first time in nearly five years, Ali Noorani sits down with Wesleyan Church Ambassador Jo Anne Lyon to discuss the role of the church in welcoming immigrants, lessons from her childhood in segregated Oklahoma, what gives her hope in this week’s episode of Only In America: http://ow.ly/muoN30ioRjP
😊 Did you know: Smiling is more common in countries that welcome immigrants and are more inclusive. More than 80% of people in the U.S. see smiles as a way to be friendly or bond with others. http://ow.ly/PkGj30ioQDv
Harvard medical students worry that saving Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) could come at a price: putting a target on the backs of their loved ones. We need immigration policies that keep families together. http://ow.ly/J4dp30ioNDF
Mirai Nagasu, an American figure skater and daughter of Japanese immigrants, made history as the first American woman to land the triple axel jump at an Olympics, reminding us of the power of the American dream. ⛸️🇺🇸 ️
As the national debate focuses on refugees and immigrants as political issues, leading evangelical women leaders remind Christians that immigration is more than a political, cultural or economic issue.
What does the Bible say about welcoming immigrants? Twenty Christian leaders read the words of Matthew 25, when Jesus tells his followers, "I was a stranger and you welcomed me." Watch the video and download a free study guide. >> http://bit.ly/2EpXD6L
40% of Fortune 500 companies were founded by refugees, immigrants or their children. We can't afford not to welcome refugees. http://ow.ly/OUaa30imfkb
After a vote scheduled for 5:30 this evening, immigration legislation will be on the Senate floor for the first time in almost five years. Read more in our Week Ahead:
Border patrol's warrantless searches everywhere within 100 miles of the border are leading to widespread abuse and infringing on our most sacred freedoms. http://ow.ly/yhxk30imf7f
While President Trump has pitted a DACA solution funding for the military against each other, immigrants - including hundreds of Dreamers - possess vital skills that make them critical to our military readiness.
Deporting them from the country they call home and have signed up to defend is not only contrary to our values, but to our national security.
Iowa police chiefs oppose proposals to crack down on so-called "sanctuary cities" because it wastes resources, addresses a problem that doesn’t exist and harms their efforts to build trust in their communities. Instead we need policies that keep everyone safe. http://ow.ly/23Ta30ihBJh