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Immigration Reform Gains Traction

Monday a bipartisan framework for immigration reform was advanced by eight key senators– Michael Bennet, D-CO; Richard Durbin, D-IL; Jeff Flake, R-AZ; Lindsey Graham, R-SC; Robert Menendez, D-NJ; John McCain, R-AZ; Marco Rubio, R-FL; and Charles Schumer, D-NY....

Progress on Reunification

From Nora Skelly of the Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service: In early 2012, the Administration announced a proposed change to a rule regarding immigrants’ ability to permanently reunify with their U.S. citizen spouses or parents. The current policy forces...

Supreme Court rejects part of Arizona law

Progress made, but immigration checks by police still allowed Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that federal law trumps state law, rejecting key parts of controversial Arizona immigration laws. The Court ruled that Arizona could not force immigrants to carry...

Obama’s “DREAM Act Light”

From the day President Obama announced his executive order to stop deporting young immigrants if they meet certain criteria, the phones at JFON started ringing. The move offers deferred action and a two-year work permit for eligible young people living in the U.S....

Home Sweet Home

JFON DFW successfully moved into its new digs at the Forbes House at Grapevine First UMC on Friday! We still have a good deal of straightening and detail-tending to do, but we are in and would love to have you come visit. First clinics in the new location are the...

JFON DFW… On the Move!

JFON moves Friday to the Forbes House at Grapevine First UMC! We begin loading in Dallas at 9 AM and in Fort Worth at 1 PM. Arrivals in GFUMC are approx 11:30 and 2:30. Come pitch in, if you can! Pray for an overcast, cool day… and NO RAIN til after we’re...