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Comment worth noting: Let's pay them to go home

Reader Harold made a suggestion this morning.  But it isn’t completely new to us. It is an idea another reader proposed in 2015—let’s pay refugees to go home!  348 more words

Refugee Resettlement Program

Get To Work!

The inauguration of Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States is over, and it’s time to get to work. That said, just a couple of thoughts about the inauguration…and no, I didn’t watch the whole thing. 522 more words

An Immigrants Rights Rally in San Jose, California

On Saturday January 14, 2017, I went to an immigrants rights rally in San Jose, California. I was debating whether to go or not, as I’m still recovering from a flu that I’ve had for about a week and a half. 137 more words

Day 9: Immigration and Refugees

As we enter into an new chapter in our nation’s history, let us not forget that we are “a people in movement.” Our faith is founded on the history of a migrant people and we worship a God who was incarnated among the poor, the migrant, and the oppressed.   135 more words

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FINALLY! StartUp Visa/Entrepreneur Parole FINALIZED!

As readers will recall, in August 2016, the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Service (USCIS) announced plans to implement the start-up visa (parole) program formally known as the “International Entrepreneur Rule”.  867 more words

Immigration, Citizenship and the Bible Part 8: The Immigration "Debate"

Among the more frustrating aspects of the immigration debate is that, at least as far as immigration and related issues are discussed in the mainstream press, it is not a debate at all. 2,687 more words

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Congress Already Looking at Tightening H-1B Immigration

The House Judiciary Committee is currently reviewing a bill that would require employers to pay high-skilled foreign temporary workers hired under the “exempt” category of the H-1B visa program at least $100,000 a year, up from a current minimum of $60,000, and index the new minimum to inflation. 437 more words

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