I think you can develop spiritually in different environments equally as well, and the Church does have a valid point in wanting to have members “out there” growing things.
As far as marriage in concerned, why not strike a compromise? Stay non-immigrated, and when the young ones grow old enough, send them to Utah for school!]]>
Craig S., that is an outrage, and flagrantly contradicts instructions from SLC. I have seen at least two priesthood bulletins addresses to leaders instructing us NOT to interpret their illegal status as a disqualification for a recommend. Your SP was very definitely way, way out of line.]]>
Fortunately for the church there are better/stronger member than me and they stay put and build up the church.]]>
I think I would choose to immigrate, if I could.]]>
The main thing is, don’t get caught!]]>