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JFON-Kalamazoo Training

Please join Justice For Our Neighbors (JFON-Kalamazoo) for a virtual training event on Wednesday, August 26, from 6-7:30pm. JFON-Kalamazoo provides free immigration legal services to low-income refugees and immigrants in the Southwestern region of Michigan. This training event is a special invitation to regional congregations and communities of faith that are interested in engaging and… Continue Reading JFON-Kalamazoo Training

JFON-MI ‘still standing’ with neighbors

JFON volunteers and staff standing together for clients

Justice For Our Neighbors-Kalamazoo is still standing with their clients, safely and effectively, during the threat of the health crisis.

Virus threatens care with migrants

Migrants at risk during COVID

United Methodists continue to minister daily with migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. The pandemic has ended face-to-face interaction with those living in camps.

Alex says, ‘We’ve got this!’

Alex Gillett of JFON-Grand Rapids

This is the second in a series of stories about Justice For Our Neighbors – Michigan. This week we feature the Grand Rapids site, the first JFON office opened in Michigan.

Journey to Justice

Join Justice for Our Neighbors Michigan for an evening of reflecting on our journey to becoming a statewide organization as well as the journey of the individuals and families we work with who come to Michigan as immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers. Bishop Minerva Carcano will be joining us for the evening. Dinner will be… Continue Reading Journey to Justice

JFON – Michigan is in Tijuana

JFON Michigan staff at border wall between Mexico and U.S.

Five members of the JFON – Michigan team arrived in Tijuana, Mexico on January 27 for a week of service with Otro Lado, a local organization assisting migrants.

JFON announces Fasting for Families

Support for immigrant families

JFON – Michigan announces a two-week initiative to raise awareness about immigration policies and to make communities places of welcoming hospitality. 

JFON assists Julio

Justice For Our Neighbors West Michigan helps a young man receive his work permit.   Julio was brought to the United States in 2005, when he was only 13 years old. Unfortunately, he did not find a welcoming land of opportunity here, but was instead terrorized and exploited by an abusive uncle. Julio was not… Continue Reading JFON assists Julio

JFON – Southeast Michigan 2016 Fall Fundraiser

Justice for Our Neighbors Southeastern Michigan is a United Methodist supported organization that provides free legal services to immigrants who cannot afford an immigration attorney. Come celebrate the work of this important ministry at their 2016 Fall Fundraiser! Continue Reading JFON – Southeast Michigan 2016 Fall Fundraiser

Loving the stranger

KAY DeMOSS News Editor, Michigan Area The presidential campaigns and the terrorist attacks in France, Iraq  and Lebanon have put refugees and immigration in the headlines.