Anton Flores-Maisonet delivered this sermon at Oakhurst Presbyterian Church.
Life is one long journey. Along the way we encounter unexpected turns and moments when we wish we could just turn around but can't.
Anton Flores-Maisonet (B.S.W. ’92) frequently commutes from Decatur, Ga., to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to provide hospitality, assistance and accompaniment to recently arrived immigrants and asylum seekers at no cost.
Jorge, with watery eyes proclaimed to Yeldín, "Seguramente, Dios está con nosotros." ("Surely, God is with us.")
It is easy to not see the traveler with one bag, a bundle of paperwork, and no shoelaces.
As travelers milled about Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on a recent Thursday afternoon, an unmarked white van came to a stop beside the airport’s domestic terminal, having completed its two-hour trip from a sprawling immigration detention facility in Southwest Georgia.
On this radio interview, Anton and Dianne discuss immigration detention and Casa Alterna's role in offering radical hospitality to immigrants and asylum seekers in the detention-to-deportation pipeline.
When love crosses borders, all it wants is to come home.
ICE released the “wrong” men.
O’s never lived in the United States and when he was freed he had no place to go.