U.S. Border Patrol

The General Board of Church and Society calls on United Methodists to advocate against a plan to place U.S. troops at the border, and instead to stand with asylum seekers. Read more

Advocating Justice

An international congregation of sorts has grown up around the wall near Tijuana, Mexico, and San Diego, California, as United Methodists and Mexican Methodists minister to deportees and their families. Read more

Advocating Justice

Find out what it's like at the U.S.-Mexico border in this feature article by Kathy L. Gilbert of United Methodist News Service, with photos by Mike DuBose Read more

A Church and Society delegation finds itself deeply moved as the Rio Texas Annual Conference and Bishop Robert Schnase lead them on a trip to America's southern border. Read more

Advocating Justice

An interfaith team from North Texas brought joy and hope to youths at a U.S. immigration detention camp near El Paso. Read more

Practicing Faith

The Rio Texas Annual Conference, in which several federal immigration detention centers are located, has set up a special website to post news of United Methodist response to the border crisis. Read more

Advocating Justice

United Methodists, including former first lady Laura Bush, have increased their opposition to the Trump Administration's policy of separation immigrant children from their families. Read more

Advocating Justice

The forced separation of immigrant children from their parents by the U.S. Border Patrol is state-sponsored child abuse that United Methodists should be working to stop immediately. Read more

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USC Students Border Trek

Photo by Jim Burklo

We're all being watched in this era of digital information, but it's important that Christians also keep watch on governments and systems that might oppress the vulnerable, writes the Rev. Jim Burklo. Read more


USC Students

Photo Courtesy of Jim Burklo

On a spring break mission trip with college students, the Rev. Jim Burklo recounts the harsh realities of the immigrant trail from northern Mexico into southern Arizona. Read more