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De La Torre writes “to assist the churchgoing layperson in understanding the complexity of the current immigration debate.” His book does far more than exhibit many of the complexities and calumnies of the politicized debate about immigration in the U.S. It offers powerful first-person testimonies from activists and especially from migrants. One migrant says that during his border crossing, the stars in the clear desert sky “reminded me that God had not abandoned me.” Trails allows the church in the U.S. to see and hear neighbors whom we must not abandon, but love.

 

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