Asylum

Asylum

Articles

July 24, 2018

By: Lacy Broemel, Refugee and Immigration Policy Advisor, The Office of Government Relations

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 have long-term emotional and psychological...

June 18, 2018

By: Lacy Broemel, Refugee and Immigration Policy Advisor, The Office of Government Relations

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 themselves and their families. The majority of...

March 15, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Church of Ireland’s Refugee Working Groups have launched a new resource on supporting asylum seekers and refugees in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. The 14-page document summarizes how the Church of Ireland has supported asylum seekers and...

October 11, 2013

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 religious leaders, lay leaders, and...

June 13, 2013

Statement of

Church World Service

The Episcopal Church

HIAS

Human Rights First

Jubilee Campaign USA

Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service

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