Immigration

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September 19, 2019

Massachusetts pilgrims hike part of a migrant trail in the desert to leave jugs of water for those who might need it. Photo courtesy of the Diocese of Massachusetts

[Diocese of Massachusetts] With the migrant crisis on the U.S.-...

September 13, 2019

A prayer vigil is held outside the Bishop Henry Whipple Federal Building in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Interfaith Coalition on Immigration organizes the monthly vigils to show solidarity with immigrant detainees and their families who come...

September 4, 2019

The Episcopal Church continues to respond to the breadth of immigration issues across the United States. In addition to the ongoing work of Episcopal Migration Ministries resettling refugees, Episcopalians are engaging on supporting children and other people seeking asylum at the southern...

August 27, 2019

[Episcopal News Service] The dioceses of Long Island and Western Massachusetts, as well as Trinity Church Wall Street and Boston-based Episcopal City Mission, have joined a lawsuit that seeks to stop President Donald Trump from redirecting federal funds to build a wall on the United States’...

August 26, 2019

Constantin Bakala is reunited with his wife and seven children at San Diego International Airport in California on Aug. 19. Photo: Marc L. Lieberman

[Episcopal News Service] A Congolese asylum seeker who had been separated on the U....

August 22, 2019

The Episcopal Church strongly opposes the DHS-HHS Federal Rule on Flores Agreement. As a Christian organization, our primary concern with federal policies is how they impact the most vulnerable. This rule would rollback critical child welfare protections and would undoubtedly further harm...

August 19, 2019

Participants in the 2018 Solidarity Walk for Immigrant Justice make their way from Manchester, New Hampshire, to Dover, tracing the path immigrants take when they are detained by federal authorities and held in the Strafford County jail....

August 16, 2019

The Episcopal Church continues to respond to the complex array of challenges facing immigrants across the United States, including support for children and other people seeking asylum at the U.S. southern border, assisting immigrants who are undocumented, advocating for comprehensive...

August 9, 2019

Federal authorities conduct a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement worksite enforcement operation in Canton, Mississippi, on Aug. 7. Photo: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

[Episcopal News Service] The Diocese of Mississippi...

August 9, 2019

Federal authorities conduct a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement worksite enforcement operation in Canton, Mississippi, on Aug. 7. Photo: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

[Episcopal News Service] The Diocese of Mississippi...

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