Category Archives: Immigration

LAT: ‘A look at the decline in refugees entering the U.S. under Trump’

Los Angeles Times: Courts may have stymied President Trump’s efforts to restrict travel from six majority-Muslim countries and ban all refugee resettlement, but that has not stopped the number of refugees entering the United States from sharply declining. Monthly refugee … Continue reading

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Lutherans Are Wrecking This Country With Their Reckless Support For Refugees

USA TODAY: The number of refugees arriving in the United States has dropped sharply this year because of President Trump’s threats to bar their entry, even though his order for a total 120-day ban has been blocked twice by federal … Continue reading

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Haaretz: ‘Israeli Experts Fear Invasion of Yellow Crazy Ant That Wreaks Havoc on Crops’

Should not people and civilizations have the same fear of invasion from those different from themselves? Does not the category of “invasive species” apply to people as well? For example, why would non-Muslims welcome an influx of Muslims or why … Continue reading

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LAT: ‘How a Montana county became a stage for the national debate over refugees’

Los Angeles Times article: To him, being a Presbyterian meant a life of public service and openness to other cultures. Back in Long Island, he sat on a refugee council at his church and once housed a Vietnamese refugee and … Continue reading

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L.A. rabbis arrested at ICE protest

Jewish Journal: Several area rabbis were among more than 30 protesters arrested April 13 in downtown Los Angeles for an act of civil disobedience to call attention to the treatment of undocumented immigrants. The group was taken away after blocking … Continue reading

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