A faithful response to Trump’s border crisis, from a Catholic, a Protestant, a Muslim and a Jew

OCRX57XUIQI6RGOCZ7FG7T3BBQSource: The Washington Post

November 30 at 7:00 AM

The Trump administration has fired tear gas this week at families seeking asylum on our nation’s southern border.

As leaders in the Christian, Jewish, and Muslim traditions, we watch in horror and we refuse to watch silently. Our faiths are all clear: We must welcome those in the midst of an exodus from violence in their home countries.

President Trump is using the strategies he knows best: fear and chaos. The suffering inflicted by the Border Patrol and the U.S. military at the border creates chaos. The president is attempting to use this chaos to compel Republicans in Congress to get behind his anti-immigrant policies.

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