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A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

JFHN announces grant, fundraising to support DACA renewals

JFHN announces grant, fundraising to support DACA renewals

August 9, 2018

The Jewish Fund for Human Needs (JFHN) announced last week that it will award an emergency grant to enable DACA recipients to apply for renewal of their status. It also will launch an effort to fundraise for additional support within the Jewish community....

Rigo, an 18 year old from Mexico, spoke during a press conference Monday, Feb. 27 at Central Reform Congregation to advocate for Dreamers, the name often used to described undocumented immigrants who entered the United States as children.  Photo: Eric Berger

Clergy urge action on ‘Dreamers’

By Eric Berger, Staff Writer February 28, 2018

Rigo is an 18 year old from Mexico who entered the country illegally with his mother as a small child. Shortly before an event Monday at Central Reform Congregation, he received a letter informing him that he could renew his application for Deferred Action...

Dreams Deferred

Jewish Light Editorial September 13, 2017

Now that President Donald Trump has threatened to cruelly upend the lives of 800,000 undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children, it’s up to Congress to make sure their dreams to stay in this country become reality.We say that Trump...

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