Once I was in an interview, and the host asked me what folks can do to show love for immigrants if, you know, marrying one wasn't an option. Every time I remember that question, I laugh.
Thankfully, there are other ways to show our love for immigrants and refugees that don't require walking down the aisle. A recent favorite is this idea I saw on Instagram from Friends of Refugees:
So I'm planning to make a few cards with my kiddos as a way to show welcome and love. But this is not the only way to engage with the real people behind the headlines.
This week I wrote an article for RELEVANT Magazine that shares five others ways to be present and stand up for immigrants and refugees. You can read it here.