CBF Advocacy Update: December
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CBF Advocacy Update: December

This update comes from the Advocacy Action Team for Immigrants and Refugees. Immigration DREAM Act The DACA program is set to expire on March 5, six months after it was rescinded. Advocates from the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship have been part of a much larger community of businesses, law enforcement, faith leaders, educational institutions and legislators … Continue reading

Welcome House, Welcoming Home: CBF field personnel cultivate beloved community through welcoming refugees in North Carolina
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Welcome House, Welcoming Home: CBF field personnel cultivate beloved community through welcoming refugees in North Carolina

By Blake Tommey As the sun set over the Democratic Republic of Congo, Elias Isaiah Erick and his family settled into a customary evening at home. Suddenly, militia fighters burst in, attacked Erick and kidnapped his wife and children. Alone, and with no knowledge of his family’s whereabouts, Erick fled the swelling violence as the deadline … Continue reading