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A theology of preciousness

School has started in our city. I watch the young people from our neighborhood trudge up the little hill to the front of the subdivision to catch their bus. Because it takes a while to figure out which bus is the right bus, the mothers are often seen standing in front of homes watching their children until the bus comes along. Then, one by one, they take their coffee mugs and head back into their houses.

 

 

 

 

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Letter to the President in Support of Sanctuary and in Hope of Administrative Relief

Sep 17, 2014

The President announced on September 6th that he will, again, delay offering administrative relief from deportation to 11 million undocumented persons living in the U.S. This announcement, coupled with the inability of Congress to pass immigration reform, has left many churches seeking for other ways to protect members of their community who are at risk of deportation. Some churches are responding to this crisis by offering sanctuary. The Reverend Gradye Parsons, Stated Clerk of the General Assembly, sent this letter to the President asking that the deportation orders of Rosa Robles Loreto and Luis Lopez Acabal, both in sanctuary in Presbyterian Churches, be set aside and that the President offer administrative relief to persons who are a low enforcement priority.

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