Refugees Migration & Resettlement

Refugees Migration & Resettlement

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February 15, 2019

 

Interfaith volunteers at Good Samaritan Episcopal Church in San Diego gather weekly in the church’s sanctuary to sort through clothing and other donations. Here, Senior Warden Penny Powell and the Rev. Janine Schenone, rector, sort through donations....

January 23, 2019

By: The Office of Government Relations

The federal government shutdown – which never should have occurred – must be brought to an end to stop the damage that has already been inflicted.

Tomorrow, the Senate will consider two amendments to an appropriations bill that would reopen the government:

The first would include $5....

January 9, 2019

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

As the partial government shutdown continues into its third week, we wanted to share some information about the cause of the shutdown, the implications, and to provide some context on where we as a Church stand on immigration and border security.

The President has requested more than $5...

January 3, 2019

By: Alan Yarborough, Communications Coordinator and Office Manager

This week, the 116th session of Congress will convene. Members of Congress have their work cut out for them – most urgently, they need to find a way to end the partial government shutdown and fund the government, allowing federal workers and contractors return to their jobs.

This new...

December 20, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] Two Episcopalians, a husband and wife from Ohio, are receiving national recognition for their outreach to a Haitian man who recently was released from federal detention after spending more than two years behind bars waiting for a decision on his request for asylum....

December 20, 2018

El Rdo. Paul Moore, a la derecha, que preside el ministerio de la frontera de la Diócesis de Río Grande, interpreta para el Rdo. Héctor Trejo, a la izquierda, que atiende tres iglesias anglicanas en Ciudad Juárez, México, la cual está del otro lado de la frontera de El...

December 20, 2018

[Episcopal Public Policy Network of California] In recent days, over 6,000 migrants have gathered at the California-Mexico border fence seeking appointments with American immigration officials to petition for asylum. With wait times projected to last for months, many are forced to live in...

December 17, 2018

The Rev. Paul Moore, who chairs the Rio Grande Diocese’s Borderland Ministries, interprets for the Rev. Hector Trejo, who serves three Anglican churches in Ciudad Juárez, across the border from El Paso, Texas. Photo: Lynette Wilson/Episcopal News Service

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December 4, 2018

By: Kendall Martin, EMM Manager for Communications

There are more than 25 million refugees in the world today: children, women, and men forced to flee their home countries to escape persecution and violence. Families are forced to leave behind everything they have ever known in search of safety, hope, and a new beginning. In many cases,...

December 4, 2018

I support refugees because:

Jesus would, I would want to be helped if I were a refugee, There is enough for all, and After all, who is my neighbor?

— Sherri Dietrich, UTO Board President, Diocese of Maine

I support refugees because everyone should have a...

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On World Refugee Day, held each year on June 20, we celebrate the strength, resilience, and cour

Every year on June 20, the international community celebrates World Refugee Day.

Every year on June 20, the international community celebrates World Refugee Day.

In 2000, the United Nations General Assembly established June 20 as World Refugee Day to recogni

In 2000, the United Nations General Assembly established June 20 as World Refugee Day to recogni

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