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July 11, 2018 | by Colin Mathewson

On Sunday a thousand General Convention-goers drove to the small town of Taylor, Texas to protest the administration’s policy of separating migrant families arrested at the border. Stepping out of the air-conditioned bus we confronted a heavy, humid heat as we made our way to a grassy assembly area five hundred yards away from the […]

May 5, 2017 | by Hannah Wilder

SOLACE is an interfaith detention center visitation program that supports immigrants and asylum seekers held in immigration detention, tells their stories, and advocates for more humane immigration policies. SOLACE volunteers provide a caring and compassionate presence and affirm the humanity and value of people held in detention. Why Visit? Visiting asylum seekers and immigrants detained […]