Last month the NC Council of Churches partnered with Duke Divinity School’s Summer Course of Study to offer a clergy lunch on immigration issues. Ismael Ruiz-Millán, Director of the Divinity School’s Hispanic House of Studies, spoke about the need for churches to offer hospitality over hostility in these fraught times: “Remember, when one part of the body is hurt, the whole body is affected. We immigrants are here and we are part of the body of Christ. Please do not amputate us.”
Chris Liu-Beers, Program Associate with the Council, offered an overview of how demographic changes in North Carolina have sparked intense debate about not only immigration policy but about immigrants themselves.
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