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Affirmation by Undocumented Immigrants in the United States

Larry W. Trent shares this poem by Yosimar Reyes, who is a person living in the United States without legal documentation. We be people without a number fill out applications with made up digits We show up to work We be … Continue reading

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The depth of love

Larry Trent has shared this poem written by. Yosimar Reyes, a graduate of San Francisco State Univ. in creative writing and a person without documents for legal citizenship in the United States. I asked Larry whether it was safe to … Continue reading

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Las Posadas

A memory from my friend, Larry Trent: “Sorry, There Is No Room For You In The Inn” I spent this past Saturday in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico participating in the Bi-National La Posada at the Border. La Posada is the re-enactment … Continue reading

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Response to the Supreme Court undecision by a new American without documents

This poem was written by by Yosimar, a friend of Larry W. Trent who is an immigration activist. Yosimar does not have the documents that would help him stay in the United States. I am grateful for his courage in … Continue reading

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Mark 10:13-16 for the United States

Little children were coming from the triangle of Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras — many with only their birth certificates and there were authorities and politicians who wanted to turn away this “surge,” saying maybe these children have measles or lice. … Continue reading

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Improv on Deuteronomy 26 for US Independence Day

on this weekend when many of my friends become naturalized citizens, and others live in fear of Immigration When you come to the land where God is calling you to settle in and find an apartment and a job and … Continue reading

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Duplicity … resurrecting Emma Lazarus

Todd Jenkins, Presbyterian pastor in Fayettesville, Tennessee, (USA) has a wonderful weekly poetry and photography blog. “Duplicity,” which follows, is only one example of his weekly online presence but he has also just recently published a lovely collection — Tuesday’s … Continue reading

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