Welcome to Scribd, the world's digital library. Read, publish, and share books and documents. See more
Download
Standard view
Full view
of .
Look up keyword
Like this
1Activity
P. 1
BAJI Faith Perspectives Bulletin

BAJI Faith Perspectives Bulletin

Ratings: (0)|Views: 117|Likes:
Published by opalayo
Black Alliance for Just Immigration - A Faith Community Perspective on Migration
Black Alliance for Just Immigration - A Faith Community Perspective on Migration

More info:

Published by: opalayo on Oct 28, 2011
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as PDF or read online from Scribd
See more
See less

10/28/2011

pdf

 
Xka|q ok La`ka|q a} oxt Lh}|akq 
Bxefk la`ka|q# ko| ~oca|amfchr~hlahkmq ex}| dh |bh bhft|dhf| oi aeea`tf|aok thiote ak |bh Xka|hl]|f|h}+ F bxefk ta`b|} itfehpotg ex}| dh ioxklf|aokfc |o |bhlhyhco~ehk| oi aeea`tf|aok ~ocamq`codfccq+ @ayhk |bh akjx}|amh fklla}mtaeakf|aok hr~htahkmhl dqaeea`tfk|} ak |bh Xka|hl ]|f|h}#Itfkmh# Tx}}af# A|fcq# Mbakf# h|m# a|a} ko cok`ht fmmh~|fdch |o |fcg fdox|aeea`tfk| ta`b|} f} }h~ftf|h itoebxefk ta`b|}+ Eothoyht# |bh–o|bhtak`― oi aeea`tfk|} lhyfcxh|bhat }fmthlkh}}# ak}|hfl oi hr|hklak` tflamfc bo}~a|fca|q |o khpkha`bdot} ak oxt boeh}#moeexka|ah}# fkl ~cfmh} oi potg fkl pot}ba~+ Ak f potcl pbhthea`tf|aok ” paccak`cq fklxkpaccak`cq ” bf} dhmoeh fkak|h`tfc ~ft| oi caih# phcmoeak`#coyak`# thcf|ak` |o# dhak` fkl mo% joxtkhqak` pa|b ea`tfk|}# ftho~~ot|xka|ah} |o thmhayh fklhr~htahkmh @ol+
Ak|ht%ifa|b Fccafkmh} ak|ba} ]fmthl \f}g 
Layht}h ifa|b |tfla|aok} akya|h x} okfk hr|tfotlakftq }fmthl flyhk|xth|opftl} do|b f jx}| ch`a}cf|aok# fklbxefk lh}|akf|aok+ Ak |bh Bhdthp]mta~|xth}# ph pa|kh}} @ol‑} mfthfkl mokmhtk iot |bh aeea`tfk|+ \bhOcl \h}|fehk| theakl} x} ph fth |ocoyh fkl mfth iot |bh aeea`tfk| ak|bh }feh pfq ph coyh fkl mfth iot oxt}hcyh} "Hrolx} 44:46%44!+ \bx}#o~~th}}aok oi# la}mtaeakf|aok|opftl}# fkl hr~coa|f|aok oi aeea`tfk|} fth dcf}~bheox}&"Chya|amx} 61:==!+ Ak}|txm|aok |o}hmxth |bh bxefk ta`b|} oi aeea`tfk|} a} ak|h`tfc |o @ol‑}}x~~ot| iot |bh la`ka|q fklbxefka|q oi aeea`tfk|}+ \ba}moeeok bxefka|q thvxath} th}~hm|#pbh|bht lomxehk|hl ot xklomxehk|hl# ma|azhk ot aeea`tfk|"Kxedht} "68:68d!+ A}cfe‑} }x~~ot|a} ioxkl ak |bh}h potl} itoe |bhVxt‑fk# –lo `ool…|o |bo}h ak khhl+ Kha`bdot} pbo fth khft# kha`bdot}pbo fth }|tfk`ht}# |bh moe~fkaok dq qoxt }alh# |bh pfqiftht |bf| qoxehh|― "<:=9!+ Oxt dto|bht} fkl}a}|ht} ak |bh Baklx ifa|b fthmbft`hl pa|b |bh}h potl} itoe |bh\fa|ataqf Xk~fka}bfl# –\bh `xh}| a}
Ifa|b Pa|box| Dotlht}: F ]fmthl Mo%joxtkhqak` \opftl} Jx}| Aeea`tf|aok
 Ft|amch dq Dcfmg Fccafkmh iot Jx}| Aeea`tf|aok Mo%ioxklht#Thyhthkl Ghcyak ]fxc}
 
f th~th}hk|f|ayh oi @ol― "6+66+4!+]xmb thca`aox} fccafkmh} xklht}moth|bh }fmthl |f}g oi jx}| |thf|ehk| oi aeea`tfk|}+
Jh}x} f} Thix`hhMto}}ak` Dotlht}
Iot Mbta}|afk}# |bh Khp \h}|fehk|mok|akxh} |ba} layakh la}moxt}h+\bx}# iot Mbta}|afk}# @ol mbo}h |o dhmoeh ich}b f} f ea`tfk| ak Jh}x}+Dotk boehch}}# lth}}hl ak }|ta~} oi mco|b# fkl cfal ak f efk`ht pa|b bfqf} f dcfkgh|# Jh}x} dhmfeh f thix`hh|o Fitamf+ ^oca|amfc o~~th}}aok#hmokoeam ak}|fdaca|q# fkl xk}fihmokla|aok} iotmhl Jo}h~b |o ea`tf|h|o H`q~| pa|b ba} ifeacq+ Cf|ht ak ba}caih# Jh}x} hk`f`h} ak moxk|ch}} dotlht%mto}}ak` fm|aya|ah} oi bhfcak`fkl pbochkh}}# th}|otf|aok fklthmokmacaf|aok+ Mbfcchk`ak` thca`aox}moe~cama|q |o |bh la}mtaeakf|aok fklhr~coa|f|aok oi aeea`tfk|}# Jh}x}ak|tolxmh} f ifa|b pa|box| dotlht}+\ba} dotlht%mto}}ak` ifa|b iakl} a|}akmftkf|aok ak# feok` o|bht |bak`}#|bh |tfk}iotef|aok oi xkjx}| cfp}fkl |bh |tfk}mhklhkmh oi xkifat  dotlht}+ Hkyhco~hl ak yxckhtfdaca|qfkl xkmht|fak|q# |bh thcomf|aok oi Jo}h~b fkl Eftq# ~cxk`hl Jh}x} ak|o|bh eallch oi |bh aeea`tfk| fklthix`hh hr~htahkmh& Bhkmh# f} okhpbo alhk|aiah} bae}hci pa|b |bhaeea`tfk| ak oxt eal}|# bh mfcc} okBa} ioccopht} |o ~toyalh tflamfcbo}~a|fca|q |o |bh –chf}| oi |bh}h― "Ef||bhp 48:=2%<>!+Ihccop}ba~ oi Jh}x} Mbta}| efkaih}|}a|}hci ak fm|} oi flyomfmq iot |bhta`b|} oi# fkl }htyak` |bh khhl} oi –|bh chf}| oi |bh}h#― Fiiateak` |bhla`ka|q fkl }fmthl pot|b oi aeea`tfk|} fiiotl x} |bh dch}}ak` |obhft fkl }hh |bh `o}~hc eflh ya}adchak |bh }|otah} fkl cayh} oi aeea`tfk|}+ La}ma~ch}ba~ ak Jh}x}Mbta}| a} akhr|tamfdcq cakghl pa|b ~toyalak` tflamfc bo}~a|fca|q fklfxlfmaox} bo~h |o |bh chf}|# |bh cf}|fkl |bh chi|%ox|+ \ba} a} f yhtqae~ot|fk| f}~hm| oi f Mbta}|afk‑}ifa|bixckh}} |o fk aeea`tfk|%]fyaot+F ifa|bixckh}} la}~cfqhl ak |bhmokkhm|hlkh}} oi Dadcamfccq`toxklhl ~ho~ch oi ifa|b |o oxt aeea`tfk| dto|bht} fkl }a}|ht}+ ]xmbf Mbta}|%cagh gak%}ba~ mfkko| dhcaea|hl# kot th`xcf|hl dq dotlht}+
Akya}adaca|q loh} ko|Akbada| @ol‑} Coyh
 \bh yxckhtfdaca|q fkl ak}hmxta|q#itf`aca|q fkl ihft |bf| fmmoe~fkahlJo}h~b# Eftq fkl Jh}x}# fth lfacqmoe~fkaok} oi aeea`tfk|} comfccqfkl `codfccq+ Itoe la}mtaeakf|aokfkl lh~tayf|aok |o lh|hk|aok fkllh~ot|f|aok# oxt aeea`tfk| dto|bht}fkl }a}|ht} }xiiht `thf|cq+ Ak|hk|aokfcyaocf|aok oi potght ta`b|}# th}xc|ak`ak hr~coa|f|aok# fkl akla}mtaeakf|hihlhtfc tfal}# |bthf|hk} ifeacq xka|qfkl }|fdaca|q+ \bh}h thfca|ah} iotmhaeea`tfk|} ak|o akya}adaca|q# mtaeakfc|hklhkmq# fkl |bx}# ak |bh }bflop}oi }omah|q+ Akya}adaca|q a} }oeh|aeh}x}hl |o hkmoxtf`h# fkl jx}|aiqakbxefkh |thf|ehk|+ Pbh|bht akya}adch ot ko|# @ol coyh} |bhpboch potcl hvxfccq "Jobk =:69f!+Eothoyht# –@ol a} coyh+ Pbohyht cayh} ak coyh cayh} ak @ol# fkl @olak "|bhe!+ Ai fkqokh }fq}# $A coyh
]mta~|xth} Fdox| Aeea`tf|aok
Hrolx}4=:1
Lok‑|ea}|thf|iotha`kht+Qoxphthiotha`kht}akH`q~|#fklqoxgkoppbf|a|a}cagh+
Lhx|htokoeq6>:62#61
\bhCotllhihkl}|bhta`b|}oiot~bfk}fklpalop}+Bhmfth}iotiotha`kht}fkl`ayh}|bheioolfklmco|bak`+Fklqox}boxclfc}omfthiot|bhe#dhmfx}hqoxphthiotha`kht}akH`q~|+
Chyamx}61:==#=<
Lok‑|ea}|thf|fkqiotha`kht}pbocayhakqoxtcfkl+Ak}|hfl|thf||bhef}phccf}qox|thf|maMzhk}fklcoyh|bhef}exmbf}qoxcoyhqoxt}hci+Thehedht#qoxphthokmhiotha`kht}ak|bhcfkloiH`q~|+Afe|bhCotlqoxt@ol+
Eftg64:=6
Coyho|bht}f}qoxcoyhqoxt}hci+Koo|bhtmoeefklehk|a}eothae~ot|fk||bfk|bh}h+
 
@ol#$ qh| bf|h} |bhat dto|bht/}a}|ht# |bhq fth caft}+ Iot fkqokh pbo loh} ko| coyh |bhat dto|bht/}a}|ht# pboe|bhq bfyh }hhk# mfkko| coyh @ol# pboe |bhq bfyh ko|}hhk+ \ba} a} |bh moeefkl `ayhk: Pbohyht coyh} @olex}| fc}o coyh |bhat dto|bht/}a}|ht "6 Jobk <:0# 69d%46+
 F Boca}|am ^ho~ch%mhk|hthl F~~tofmb
Jx}| aeea`tf|aok thiote }|ft|} pa|b fk fkfcq}a} oi |bhae~fm| oi hmokoeam `codfcazf|aok fkl mot~otf|h% dfmghl iotha`k ~ocamah} oi |bh `codfc Kot|b |opftl} |bh`codfc ]ox|b+ ]xmb fkfcq}a} pacc thyhfc |bh too| mfx}h}oi pbq }o efkq ea`tfk|} fth iotmhl |o chfyh |bhat boeh} ” pbh|bht itoe txtfc |o ma|ah} ak|htkfccq ot moxk|tq |o moxk|tq ak|htkf|aokfccq+ Mhk|tfc |o jx}| fklmoe~thbhk}ayh aeea`tf|aok thiote a} |bh|tfk}iotef|aok oi xkjx}| `codfc hmokoeam fkl |tflh ~ocamah}+ Th}hftmb# |btox`b }|f|a}|am} fkl }|otah}# thyhfc|bf| lhd|# |tflh# hkyatokehk|fc fkl lhyhco~ehk| ~ocamah} oi |bh Ph}| |opftl} ioteht mocokah} fkllhyhco~ak` moxk|tah} mfx}h |bh xkpaccak` lh~ft|xth oi aeea`tfk|} itoe |bhat moeexka|ah}+ Boca}|am fkl jx}|thiote ex}| akmcxlh lhd| mfkmhccf|aok# potght%mhk|hthl cfdot ~ocamah}# fkl }x}|fakfdch lhyhco~ehk|&Flla|aokfccq# |bh `topak` eaca|ftazf|aok oi dotlht} fkl ~tocaihtf|aok oi ~tayf|azhl lh|hk|aok mhk|ht}# ixt|bht akmthf}h |bh }xiihtak` fkl akbxefkh |thf|ehk| oi aeea`tfk|} fkl dotlht moeexka|ah}+ ]hmxtak` dotlht}|btox`b |bh mok}|txm|aok oi pfcc}# ihkmh} fkl ba`b%|hmb}xtyhaccfkmh }q}|he}# mok|akxh |o |bh la}th}~hm| }fmthlfkl }oyhtha`k cfkl} oi Kf|ayh Fehtamfk}# fklla}th`ftl |bh bxefk ta`b|} oi aeea`tfk|}+ Pa|box|fllth}}ak` |bh too| mfx}h} oi `codfc ea`tf|aok#ch`a}cf|aok pacc lhh~hk laya}aok fkl la}mtaeakf|aok+]xmb –ch`a}cf|aok― bf} ba}|otamfccq ~toyhk |o dh ~oca|amfccq }bot|%}a`b|hl fkl eotfccq lhiamahk|+Fiiateak` |bh }fmthl pot|b fkl yfcxh# akbhthk| la`ka|qfkl bxefk ta`b|} oi fcc aeea`tfk|} th`ftlch}} oi |bhat ch`fc }|f|x} fth h}}hk|afc hchehk|} oi jx}| aeea`tf|aokthiote+
 F Cok` oyhtlxh Tfmh Fkfcq}a}
Dcfmg aeea`tfk|} ak |bh Xka|hl ]|f|h} mok|akxh |o dhthklhthl akya}adch# yoamhch}} fkl la}he~ophthl+ \bhmok}hvxhkmh} oi }xmb }|tf|h`ah} fth la}mtaeakf|aok|btox`b ~toiacak`# fkl lh~tayf|aok itoe }omafc }htyamh}+Lh|hk|aok fkl lh~ot|f|aok ioccop }ook fkl }pai|cq+Layalh%fkl%mokvxht# ea}%hlxmf|aok# fklea}xklht}|fklak` mok|akxh |o dh |ooc} oi la}he~ophtehk| pa|bak |bh Fitamfk Laf}~otf ak |bhXka|hl ]|f|h}+ \bh o~~ot|xka|q dhioth x} a} |o yahp |bh}|tx``ch iot jx}| fkl moe~thbhk}ayh aeea`tf|aok f} fmoeeok }|tx``ch iot f eoth hvxfc fkl ifat }omah|q+\bh }|tx``ch iot hvxfc |thf|ehk| xklht |bh cfp iot aeea`tfk|} itoe Fitamf# Mftaddhfk fkl |bh Fehtamf}#fkl Fitamfk Fehtamfk} fth mokkhm|hl cagh dcfmg ok dhfk}+ Ph ex}| thix}h |bh |he~|f|aok oi fccopak`oxt}hcyh} |o dh ~a||hl f`fak}| hfmb o|bht+ A| a} ko cok`ht fmmh~|fdch |o la}mx}} aeea`tfk|} ta`b|} }h~ftf|h itoemayac fkl bxefk ta`b|}+ \bh aeea`tfk| ta`b|}eoyhehk| ex}| xt`hk|cq joak iotmh} pa|b |bhxkiaka}bhl f`hklf oi |bh mayac ta`b|} eoyhehk|# |oiot`h f khp `codfc bxefk ta`b|} eoyhehk|& ]xmb feoyhehk| pacc ~o}}h}} |bh ~opht |o ~to~hc |bhak|h`ta|q fkl ~o}}adaca|q oi |bh Efbf|ef%Eft|ak%Efklhcf%eh}}f`h dhqokl |bh dotlht} oi fkq okhkf|aok+ \bh }ocalfta|q ph }bfth |btox`b Mbta}|hcaeakf|h} |bh doxklftah} fkl dfttaht} |bf| hrmcxlh fkla}ocf|h+ Pbh|bht |bhq fttayh dq ~cfkh ot dof|# oyht pfcc} ot ihkmh}# |btox`b |xkkhc} ot |bh lh}ht|# |bh}ojoxtkht} ph fth mfcchl |o coyh fth oxt dto|bht} fkl}a}|ht}# oxt eo|bht} fkl if|bht}# oxt }ok} fkllfx`b|ht}7 aklhhl# |bhq fth x}+ @ol lal ko| mthf|hacch`fc bxefk dhak`}# kot fkmbot dfdah}&
Chyhtf`ak` Dxaclak` Dcomg} \opftl}@ol‑} Gak%loe
Ph ex}| ot`fkazh fkl eodacazh |o |fgh ox| |bhmoe~chr |bthh%bhflhl eok}|ht oi `codfc ea`tf|aok#aeea`tf|aok fkl hea`tf|aok+ Eodacazak` fkl}|tf|h`azak` hmokoeamfccq# }~ata|xfccq fkl ~oca|amfccqfth mta|amfc chyhtf`ak` dxaclak` dcomg}+ Kokh oi x} mfkfiiotl |bh ftto`fkmh oi oxt a`kotfkmh# kot |bha`kotfkmh oi oxt ftto`fkmh+ \bh }a|xf|aok a} |oo lathiot }xmb phf~ok} oi ef}} la}|tfm|aok akihm| x}}~ata|xfccq fkl fiihm| x} }omao%~oca|amfccq+ \bh –o}|tamb” }qkltoeh― oi dxtqak` oxt bhfl} ak |bh }fkl# a} ko| fko~|aok fkq cok`ht& \ba} a} |bh |aeh |o }oxkl |bh fcfteiot f khp ~oca|amfc thfca|q+ Ph mfk ko cok`ht fiiotl |oba| |bh }koozh dx||ok ok ex|xfc }ocalfta|q fkl fkakhr|tamfdcq cakghl lh}|akq+ Ak |bh potl} oi Lt+ Eft|akCx|bht# Jt+# –a| a} ~o}}adch ak ba}|otq |o dh |oo cf|h pa|b|bh ta`b| fk}pht}+― Jh}x}‑ dtoflcq akmcx}ayh ya}aok oi @ol‑} Gak%loe akya|h} x} |o f||fak fkl fm|xfcazh f ifa|bko| caea|hl dq# kot lhiakhl dq dotlht}+ Oxt ix|xthlh~hkl} ok a|+ Oxt ifa|b lhefkl} a|&

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
scribd
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->