Asylum

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 11:15

The Episcopal Church is deeply concerned with the recently released Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) interim final rule on asylum. The United States is obliged by international and domestic law to provide...

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 13:00

In recent months under the Trump Administration's “zero-tolerance” policy, more than 2,000 immigrant children, including 103 children under the age of 5, have been separated from their parents. This policy has caused immediate harm and will likely...

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 12:15

In recent weeks, you may have heard reports of a “migrant caravan” traveling through Mexico on the way to the U.S. As people of faith, we must hear these stories and see that these people are brothers and sisters seeking a better and safer life for...

Friday, October 11, 2013 - 00:00

Compassion should never be criminalized, but there is an immigration bill in the House of Representatives that would do just that, placing immigrant and non-immigrant members of our communities at risk. If enacted, the SAFE Act would criminalize...

Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 00:00

Statement of Church World Service The Episcopal Church HIAS Human Rights First Jubilee Campaign USA Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service National Association of Evangelicals Organization for Refuge, Asylum, and Migration Southern Baptist Ethics...