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UMTV: Border Separates Families at Christmas

For those divided by the border fence between San Diego and Tijuana, the wall is a reminder of Mary and Joseph's experience of rejection. View

Bishop Minerva Carcaño speaks to the press during the immigration rally events in Washington on July 31, 2014.

United Methodists risk arrest in deportation protest

July 31, 2014

Streaming video shows faith leaders joining in an act of civil disobedience at U.S. White House in support of immigration reform. View

United Methodist faith leaders, other faith groups, labor leaders and immigrants face arrest after a prayer vigil at the White House on Feb. 17, 2014 in support of progress on immigration reform and an end to deportations. File photo by Jay Mallin, United Methodist News Service.

Live Video: Watch July 31 immigration witness

United Methodists are again taking part in an act of civil disobedience to end deportations. See live streaming video now. More

United Methodist faith leaders, other faith groups, labor leaders and immigrants during prayer vigil at the White House in support of progress on immigration reform. Washington, D.C., on Feb. 17. Photo by Jay Mallin, UMNS.

Devastation of deportations must end, bishops declare in letter to President

Members of the United Methodist Immigration Task Force sent a letter to President Obama Feb. 25 stating the policy of mass deportations is “morally reprehensible and must end.” The letter follows an act of civil disobedience by 32 faith leaders who were arrested in front of the White House on Feb. 17. Undocumented... Read More

Why I chose to be arrested in D.C.

For Bill Mefford, the pray-in at the White House to halt deportations was to “cry out for the lives of those so easily crushed.” Read More

Tijuana: Where the world’s migrants wait

United Methodist Church and Methodist Church of Mexico reach out to those trapped between nations, hiding and becoming prey to many. Read More

Home for Christmas? Not for border families

For those torn apart by immigration issues, the wire mesh fence between the U.S. and Mexico is the site of tears and 'communion.' Read More

Deferred Action for Certain Immigrant Youth (DACA) provides hope to thousands of undocumented young people.

Helping young adults reach American dream

A new policy allowing young people to stay in the United States has led to a flood of applications. See how United Methodists are helping. Read More

United Methodist congregations have led faith communities in advocating for just, humane immigration reform, including the DREAM Act.

Immigrant students get ‘moment of grace’

Obama's announcement looked at as time to prepare as churches help mobilize and educate Hispanic community to apply for legal status. Read More

Obama immigration policy decision praised

Bishop Carcaño calls executive order opening door for young people 'an extraordinary way forward for much-needed immigration reform.' Read More

United Methodist released from detention

Young adult from Korean-American congregation in San Jose, Calif., was held several weeks in Arizona after traffic stop. Read More

The Rev. Walter Coleman (right), pastor of Adalberto United Methodist Church, is interviewed by news reporters outside the Chicago church's storefront entrance in 2006. Church member Flor Crisóstomo from Mexico has taken refuge in Adalberto, which provided sanctuary to another member last year. A UMNS file photo by Linda S. Rhodes.

Second woman seeks sanctuary in Chicago church

Adalberto United Methodist Church has opened its doors once again to a woman seeking protection from deportation to Mexico. Read More

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