While pledges of welcome to refugees of the war in Ukraine fill U.S. headlines, churches and institutions are quietly working to resettle and acclimate households fleeing other longstanding conflicts, one family at a time.
A new initiative in northern Indiana offers shelter from the stress and complexity of immigration law. La Posada (shelter or inn) is opening to the public in May out of an office in Sunnyside Mennonite Church in Elkhart.
Espinal was one of dozens of undocumented immigrants who fled to churches across the country as part of the New Sanctuary Movement.
We were having trouble communicating. He was speaking enthusiastic Portuguese, and a lot of it. I only speak English.
Like many people who’ve lost parents they were close to, I think about mine daily.