Immigration

Articles

May 7, 2017

[Church World Service] On May 8, 200 Texas religious leaders sent a letter to Gov. Greg Abbott, condemning signing into law SB4, notably the harshest anti-immigrant bill to be passed by a state legislature. This legislation will force state, local, and campus police to serve as immigration...

April 23, 2017

[Episcopal News Service] Attorneys representing 14 Episcopal bishops filed a friend-of-the-court brief on April 21 in support of appellees and in affirmation of U.S. district court in Hawaii in opposition to President Donald Trump’s executive order restricting immigration in the U.S. Court of...

April 17, 2017

The Rev. E. Mark Stevenson, director of Episcopal Migration Ministries, right, and the Rev. Charles Robertson, canon to the presiding bishop for ministry beyond the Episcopal Church, preceding a panel event on the role of faith-based organizations in refugee assistance and...

April 17, 2017

Le révérend E. Mark Stevenson, directeur d’Episcopal Migration Ministries, à droite, et le révérend Charles Robertson, chanoine auprès de l’Évêque Primat pour le ministère hors Église épiscopale, avant une table ronde sur le rôle des organisations confessionnelles dans...

April 5, 2017

Participants from the Episcopal dioceses of Los Angeles and San Diego and the Anglican Diocese of Western Mexico march toward the Tijuana border along the California coast. Photo: Greg Tuttle

[Diocese of San Diego] Some traveled from Los Angeles and Orange...

March 30, 2017

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

"And as you go, preach, saying, 'The kingdom of heaven is at hand.'" -Matthew 10:7

For the Human Family, The Book of Common Prayer

O God, you made us in your own image and redeemed us through Jesus your Son: Look with...

March 20, 2017

[Diocese of Texas] Lawyer Jim Harrington doesn’t mince words as he assists a family comprised of legal and undocumented immigrants in filling out power of attorney and caregiver affidavits.

“These forms need to be clear and correct, or they’ll find any reason to separate you from your...

March 15, 2017

[Church of the Heavenly Rest] Episcopal clergy are invited to sign a statement “of shared values about immigration and refugees.” More than 50 clergy members have signed as of March 15.

Perfect Love Casts Out Fear A Statement of Shared Values about Immigration & Refugees

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March 15, 2017

[Episcopal Migration Ministries] The Rev. E. Mark Stevenson, director of Episcopal Migration Ministries, issued the following statement in response to two federal judges’ actions to block President Donald Trump’s travel ban limiting entry to people from six Muslim countries: 

On behalf...

March 14, 2017

[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] Our nation’s immigration system is outdated and in dire need of reform. In a first attempt to address this broken system, Congress has introduced the bipartisan “Bar Removal of Individuals who Dream and Grow our Economy (BRIDGE) Act,” which would...

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