November 2002 Newsletter

Dear Friends,

The recent news of another boatload of Haitians fleeing from Haiti to the “land of opportunity” reminds us again of the desperate conditions so many experience.  I can only imagine the individual stories of these 220 Haitians.  Each one was desperate enough to risk their life and in many cases the lives of their children.  They may not have known the immigration laws of the United States and expected open arms of welcome.  They may have known them and still decided it was worth a try.  Now most of them are facing detainment and perhaps deportation.  For many life seems hopeless. Continue Reading →