Immigration is one of the biggest civil and human rights issues of our time. Global migration patterns reveal today that one out of every 35 people around the world (200 million; larger than Brazil or the fifth largest nation in the world) live in a region other than their homeland, while one of every seven persons residing in the United States is foreign born. Today, the total immigrant population living in the United States equals 47 million persons and undocumented immigrants represent nearly 12 million among them. In this brief essay, I will focus on the humanity of immigrant newcomers to American society who are tolerated as menial workers, deprived of equality that contribute to the good of society and have importance in the Bible. I will also consider the anti-immigrant rhetoric and policies that target the Latinx community.
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Recinos, Harold J. Ph.D.
"God is an Undocumented Border Crosser,"
Apuntes: Reflexiones teológicas desde el margen hispano: Vol. 40
, Article 4.
Available at: https://scholar.smu.edu/apuntes/vol40/iss1/4