Immigration

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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[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] Our nation’s immigration system is outdated and in dire need of reform.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...

March 12, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The bells of St. Macartin’s Cathedral, Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, will be ring on March 19 to signal solidarity with immigrants. Taking place at 11:05 a.m. as morning service begins, the peal of 10 bells will ring out following an invitation to the dean and...

January 31, 2017

[Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts] Bishop Alan M. Gates and Bishop Gayle E. Harris of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, together with Bishop Douglas J. Fisher of the Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts, have signed a joint letter from 17 church leaders, issued today by the...

January 31, 2017

 [Episcopal Diocese of Northern Indiana] 

“I was hungry and you didn’t give me food to eat. I was thirsty and you didn’t give me anything to drink. I was a stranger and you didn’t welcome me. I was naked and you didn’t give me clothes to wear. I was sick and in prison, and you didn’t...

January 31, 2017

[Episcopal Diocese of Michigan] President Trump’s order to ban all refugees and travel from seven majority-Muslim countries is facing significant legal challenges and vehement public opposition. We believe his actions to be unjust, unconstitutional and out of sync with basic human respect....

January 31, 2017

 [Episcopal Diocese of Northern Indiana] 

“I was hungry and you didn’t give me food to eat. I was thirsty and you didn’t give me anything to drink. I was a stranger and you didn’t welcome me. I was naked and you didn’t give me clothes to wear. I was sick and in prison, and you didn’t...

January 30, 2017

[Episcopal Diocese of Washington] The list of alarming actions and statements from President Trump’s first week in office takes our collective breath away. New York Times columnist David Brooks describes the week as being all about threat perception: building a wall against a Mexican/Central...

January 29, 2017

Lawyers working with Safe Passage Project were among those offering assistance to travelers detained at JFK airport over the weekend.

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Please pass on.

Dear friends and colleagues at the Safe Passage Project,

I am writing to you this Sunday...

November 30, 2015

Anglican and Episcopal bishops from across Central America along with human rights ombudsman and their representatives, attended a two-day conference in San Salvador, El Salvador, on forced migration, internal displacement, human trafficking and modern slavery. Photo: Lynette Wilson/...

July 16, 2015

[Episcopal News Service] La Convención General aprobó varias resoluciones destinadas a proteger los derechos de inmigrantes y refugiados a lo largo y ancho de la Iglesia Episcopal.

La Resolución D069 le pide a la Iglesia que apoye la ciudadanía por derecho de nacimiento,...

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