Immigration continues to be an important discussion in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). This is reflected in the latest update from Refugee and Immigration Ministries (RIM) a program of Disciples Home Missions. The RIM report covers a host of immigration-related issues and happenings, including the upcoming Border Conference entitled "Turning Walls into Tables… A Border Experience," which is planned for February 10-13, 2011, in San Diego. Learn more and register at: globalministries.org/calendar/border-conference.html.
Additionally, the update discusses a report showing that thousands of refugees are being denied protection in the U.S. due to missing the one-year deadline for filing their asylum claims. For more on the RIM update, go to: