Immigration

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 10:00

The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic (commonly known as coronavirus) presents the United States with several systemic challenges. Not only does it expose gaping holes in our public health infrastructure, it also tests our ability fight disinformation,...

Friday, February 7, 2020 - 09:00

The Episcopal Church is deeply concerned by the administration’s decision to restrict immigration from Nigeria, Eritrea, Myanmar, Kyrgyzstan, Tanzania, and Sudan. While we wholeheartedly endorse efforts to ensure the safety of the United States, it...

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 13:15

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...

Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 14:00

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...

Monday, July 22, 2019 - 16:15

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...

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...

Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 13:30

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...

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 16:15

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...

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:30

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...

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 12:15

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....

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