Immigration

Friday, September 27, 2019 - 11:00

In response to the president’s decision to drastically reduce refugee resettlement in Fiscal Year 2020 and permit states and localities to veto refugee resettlement, The Episcopal Church issued the following statement: The Episcopal Church condemns...

Friday, August 16, 2019 - 17:45

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...

Monday, July 15, 2019 - 13:45

“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...

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 16:15

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...

Monday, November 12, 2018 - 10:30

Episcopal Migration Ministries and the Episcopal Church Office of Government Relations are hosting a series of three one-hour webinars, Walking in Welcome: An Advent Series with Episcopal Migration Ministries on December 5 at 4 pm Eastern, December...

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 19:30

The following is the text of Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s sermon at the Prayer of Vision, Witness and Justice near the T. Don Hutto Residential Center in Taylor, Texas on July 8, 2018. The video can be found here  And now in the Name of our One...

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 11:15

Previously released by House of Deputies: Responding to calls from Episcopalians across the church to act on behalf of families seeking asylum at the southern U. S. border, a team of concerned leaders heading to General Convention has planned a...

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 17:15

For more than a century the Episcopal Church has been engaged in the ministry of welcoming immigrants, walking with them as they begin their new lives in our communities and advocating for immigration policies that protect families from separation...

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 12:38

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry and President of the House of Deputies the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings have issued the following statement concerning the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). September 5, 2017...