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U-Visa by Yosimar Reyes.

This young poets words must be heard! Tio beats tia purple and blue one day is an eye another is an arm no cops are called because here on this block cops are bad here cops separate families here on … Continue reading

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What happens to dreamers deported?

What happens to dreamers deported? Do they pack up all their incredible gifts and take them to a more welcoming place? Or weep for their families and the only homes they’ve ever known? Do they stand symbol to all Americans … Continue reading

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What I think about on the Jericho Walk

And we walk, slowly, a moving vigil of a hundred or so with quiet signs around the large block of the federal building where people we love and people we have never met come to discover whether they will be … Continue reading

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A humble suggestion for the ICE authorities

Let’s make an honest woman out of the Statue of Liberty, so she is no longer the hooker in the harbor. Let’s sing not just “This Land is My Land,” but also, “this Land is your Land” and really mean … Continue reading

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Eclipse

I have seen the Great American Eclipse. I went to the public library where young and old were sharing the glasses that keep us safe. But also this eclipse – my friend will be deported Wednesday, the one who rings … Continue reading

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For my Indonesian friends facing deportation, Matthew 14: 22-33

(from the one small church I love, Maranatha Indonesian, UCC, 18 people will be taken by October. More than 50 will be deported from Seacoast New Hampshire alone and these are certainly not the first. Some have been placed in … Continue reading

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When One Door Opens Another Door Opens — Litany for an Immigration Vigil

Today I joined with so many others in front of the Norris Cotton Federal Building in Manchester, NH in support of immigrants seeking stays of deportation, asylum and hope. There are many stories — they are American stories.What follows was … Continue reading

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