Standing With Refugees on the Border

This is the end of my fourth day in McAllen, Texas. I’m here with a group from my church, Epworth United Methodist. What is happening here is unfathomable, and despite what our government wants us to believe, what has been reported of parents being separated from...

As South Sudan Disintegrates, People Move

In an August 17, 2017 call for urgent support, the Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) stated: “Over the past 12 months, an average of 1,800 South Sudanese have been arriving in Uganda every day. In addition to the million in Uganda, a...
We stand united against the Muslim Ban 2.0

We stand united against the Muslim Ban 2.0

The Fellowship of Reconciliation unequivocally denounces the White House’s release of a revised travel ban targeting immigrants and refugees from Muslim-majority nations. Issued Monday under the guise of national security, this executive order is counter to our...

Immigration Bans and Escape Clauses

  It is not certain than in the transition to the White House, the specialist on minority religions in the Middle East has found his desk and been able to open his files. The ill-considered ban on Muslim refugees and visa applicants set in motion by President...