Immigration

Immigration

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July 22, 2019

Check out the graphics, sample tweets and sample Facebook post to help spread the word and encourage action to support refugee resettlement. For more, see this statement from Episcopal Migration Ministries. Make sure you've taken action yourself by writing Congress with our Action Alert.

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July 19, 2019

Syrian refugee Ahmad al Aboud and his family members, on their way to be resettled in the United States as part of a refugee admissions program, walk to board their plane in Amman, Jordan, in 2016. Photo: Reuters

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July 17, 2019

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 protection to people fleeing persecution,...

July 15, 2019

“Hay algo muy arraigado en la fe cristiana y en la tradición judía (que es la madre de la fe cristiana) y arraigado en la fe, tradiciones y valores de muchas de las grandes religiones: La convicción profunda de que ayudar al extranjero y forasteros y visitantes es un deber y una promesa sagrada...

July 15, 2019

“Deeply embedded in the Christian faith, indeed deeply embedded in the Jewish tradition, which is the mother of the Christian faith, and deeply embedded in the faith and traditions and values of many of the world’s great religions, is a profound conviction in a sure and certain value and virtue...

July 11, 2019

The Episcopal Church remains concerned about the reports of upcoming large-scale raids in communities around the U.S. These reports are already creating fear and uncertainty in the lives of people in our churches and in our communities. If these raids are carried out, it will cause long-term...

July 2, 2019

Over the past several weeks, The Episcopal Church has responded to the reports of inhumane conditions for children and other asylum seekers in government custody in a number of ways. This response includes calls for donations and goods from Episcopal dioceses on the border, prayers for those...

June 27, 2019

Migrants walk toward a U.S. Border Patrol officer after crossing illegally into El Paso, Texas, as seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, on May 31. Photo: Reuters

[Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal Church is stepping up its advocacy...

June 25, 2019

This backgrounder provides suggested actions that you can take to support undocumented immigrants in your community. Included are links to further information, which will assist your effort to launch some of the suggested initiatives or connect with groups already doing this work in your area...

May 24, 2019

San Joaquin Bishop David Rice and Warren Starr a member of St. James Cathedral in Fresno, California, lead the Pilgrimage of Hope’s team of walkers. Photo: Nelson Serrano

[Episcopal News Service] San Joaquin Episcopalians’ 17-day,...

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"All human beings are … deserving of dignity and respect, as we affirm in our Baptismal Covenant

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As our diverse faith traditions teach us to welcome our brothers and sisters with love and compa

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Opponents of illegal immigration are fond of telling foreigners to “get in line” before coming t