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Hundreds of Farm Workers Tell Rep. McCarthy that the Time is Now for Immigration Reform

On April 24th, 2014 thousands of people from across the country and¬†hundreds of farm workers coming from all over California are standing side-by-side and insisting that Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy come out of hiding and face the nation on immigration reform.¬† In conjunction with the United Farm Workers, NFWM mobilized faith leaders from across the […]

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A Call for Immigration Reform and Citizenship

NFWM’s board members Fr. Hector Rodriguez (Episcopal Church) and Rev. Dr. Sharon Stanley-Rea (Christian Church, Disciples of Christ) visited the National Mall in Washington DC to show their support for those fasting for Comprehensive Immigration Reform (CIR). Fast for Families: A Call for Immigration Reform & Citizenship participants were fasting from November 12 to December […]

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Prayers for CIR

Let us pray for our legislators, for farm workers, and for others whom we have indentured by borders, laws, and our demand for cheap labor. Let us pray that they may be set free to work without fear, to travel home without risk, and to be treated with the respect deserved by all. We pray, […]

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Immigration in the New Testament

Matthew 25:40-45 And the king will answer them, ‘Truly I tell you, just as you did it to one of the least of these who are members of my family, you did it to me.’… for I was hungry and you gave me no food, I was thirsty and you gave me nothing to drink, […]

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Immigration in the Old Testament

Exodus 22:21 You must not molest the stranger or oppress him, for you lived as a stranger in the land of Egypt. Exodus 23:9 You must not oppress the stranger; you know how a stranger feels, for you lived as strangers in the land of Egypt. Leviticus 19:33-34 When strangers sojourn with you in your […]

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