Category Archives: Immigration Events

Local Fast for Immigration Reform

Fast dates here: Grand Rapids activists push immigration reform Matt Vande Bunte | mvandebu@mlive.com By Matt Vande Bunte | mvandebu@mlive.com The Grand Rapids Press Follow on Twitter on December 18, 2013 at  4:02 PM, updated December 18, 2013 at  5:17 PM                Advocates of immigration reform displayed these signs at Fountain Street Church in Grand […]

Pray for Immigration Reform

Justice for Our Neighbors is issuing a challenge  to host as many immigration prayer vigils in West Michigan as we possibly can during the month of February. This is a crucial time in the national immigration debate, as proposals are being hammered out. As the saying goes, “the devil is in the details,” so we […]

Film Screening Dec 7th at GRCC

America’s new arrivals have always been one of our nation’s greatest sources of strength and, at times, challenge. When newcomers arrive to a community, they bring great assets, but their presence can also cause tension within the receiving communities, particularly those who do not have the institutional support to facilitate integration. Though widely experienced, the […]

Tony and Janina’s American Wedding

Film and director to tour Michigan with Director Tony and Janina are a Polish-American couple. They got married in Chicago. Tony was already a US citizen and Janina was undocumented. The movie documents her deportation and Tony’s attempts to bring her back to the US. This 83 min. film follows a Polish American family through […]