September 12, 2014

Congress is back (briefly), the Obama Administration delays executive action but increases family detention, refugee resettlement funding needs, and updates from the border, all in this month’s newsletter.

Advocacy Calendar Administrative...

July 9, 2014

Photo: Diocese of Los Angeles

[Episcopal News, Los Angeles] Los Angeles Bishop J. Jon Bruno is among religious and civic leaders who called for a weekend of prayer and compassion July 19-20 for more than 52,000 young children who are in United States custody...

July 9, 2014

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has issued the following statement on the current crisis of unaccompanied children and families at the United States border.

The influx of vulnerable people...

July 7, 2014

Immigrants from Central America arrive at the local refugee center in McAllen. One is carrying travel information to where various relatives live in the United States. Photo: Trish Motheral

[Episcopal News Service] Sixteen boys aged 14 to 17 gathered July 6...

July 2, 2014

Immigration Advocacy Network Newsletter- July 2014

Humanitarian crisis at the southern border edition: background, updates, and resources

Advocacy Calendar Background Administrative Update Resources Advocacy Calendar Look for an...

June 3, 2014

Immigration Advocacy Network Newsletter- June 2014

President Obama delays the DHS review of immigration enforcement policies;

Congress heads home for June recess; National Refugee Advocacy week begins and the rise in unaccompanied...

April 6, 2014

Immigration Advocacy Network Newsletter: March- April 2014



The House passes the punitive ENFORCE Act; the Administration pledges to review deportation practices; what is a discharge petition anyway...

March 5, 2014

Immigration Advocacy Network Newsletter: Winter, 2014


It’s a new year, but where does immigration reform stand? I sit down with Bishop Michael Curry of the Diocese of North Carolina to discuss the state of play; The Episcopal Church submits testimony to the Senate...

February 18, 2014

SKILLS Visa Act H.R. 2131                                   

Sponsor: Representative Darrell Issa (R-CA-49), introduced on May 23, 2013

Passage: Since its introduction, the bill was referred to the House Judiciary and the House Committee on Education and the Workforce (on 5/23/...

November 14, 2013

With only a few days left in the legislative calendar and House leadership stating that they will not address immigration reform this year, now is the time to contact your Representative and tell them exactly what type of immigration reform you would like to see.

There have been several...