Stories from the Border
October 15, 6:30-8:00pm
All donations will be sent to assist persons serving on the border.
They arrive from around the world for countless reasons. Some are fleeing persecution or violence in the country of their birth. Others leave because of the lack of jobs, poverty, and the inability to support their families. Millions of immigrants risk deportation and imprisonment by living in the USA without legal documentation. They are fearful, living under stress of having to navigate a somewhat “hidden” life with little protection from exploitation at the hands of employers. Many struggle to carve out a life for themselves in Southeast Minnesota. Hear stories from persons who have worked with them and witnessed their distress firsthand.
Don Baldus, Jane Greiling, Tim Haskamp have all been to the border in recent months.
Sister Marlys Jax will moderate this panel.