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By Eric Mitchell
Within the next five days, the Trump administration may end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which protects undocumented immigrants — those brought to the United States as children — from deportation.
Join today's national effort by faith coalition partners to ensure that DACA recipients are protected from deportation. Call (800-826-3688) your members of Congress today. Urge them to stand up for DACA recipients and co-sponsor the Dream Act of 2017 (S.1615/ H.R. 3440).
Undocumented immigrant families are two times more likely to struggle to put food on the table. Having documentation to live and work in the United States improves immigrants' access to better jobs and opportunities for their families. DACA recipients are upstanding members of our communities who live, study, and work in the United States. DACA protections allow them to contribute to our country and reach their potential.
If DACA protections are removed, DACA recipients will be under immediate and continuous threat of deportation. President Trump has said he doesn't "wish to do harm to Dreamers," yet his consideration to end the program presents a grave threat.
The bipartisan Dream Act would provide a pathway to citizenship for those undocumented immigrants brought here as children. Call 800-826-3688 and urge your members of Congress to support the Dream Act. Tell Congress to support legislation that strives for lasting solutions to our broken immigration system.
Eric Mitchell is the director of government relations at Bread for the World.
Undocumented immigrant families are two times more likely to struggle to put food on the table.
Hunger and food insecurity add at least $160 billion a year to U.S. healthcare costs.
Even before Hurricanes Irma and Maria struck Puerto Rico, hunger and food insecurity were much more common among Puerto Ricans than among their fellow U.S. citizens in the 50 states.
Before the hurricanes, 1.5 million Puerto Ricans were food insecure. The child food insecurity rate was...
By Marlysa D. Gamblin and Margot Nitschke
Ending hunger in the United States is within reach, explain Marlysa Gamblin and Margot Nitschke, in Getting to Zero Hunger by 2030...
A brief examination of the biblical approach to health as a hunger issue.
Includes an introduction to the issue, a Scriptural reflection, practical actions you can take, and a prayer.
Thank you for inviting me to preach here at Duke University Chapel. And I especially want to thank the Bread for the World members who have come this morning.
Bruce Puckett urged...
In this issue: Another Great Year for Bread; Catholics Begin Observance of Holy Year of Mercy; Serving on ‘God’s Wave Length’ for 39 Years; and more.
A set of how-to sheets for carrying out advocacy and fact sheets on the current issues Bread for the World is working on.
For new and current Bread grassroots hunger activists.
Ideal as a starter toolkit for new Bread activists or as a set of updates for current activists.
Unnecessarily long prison sentences, combined with the lack of rehabilitative programs for people in prison, exacerbate hunger, poverty, and existing inequalities.
Overly harsh mandatory minimum prison sentences have contributed to the rapid increase of our country’s prison population. The...
Learn more about the principles that Bread for the World supports regarding health reform.