Immigration

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February 1, 2011

 

Dear President Obama   As faith organizations committed to welcoming the strangers in our midst and to bringing those on the margins into the full inclusion of our communities, we are alarmed and dismayed by the recent ICE raids in Washington and Michigan. These massive raids tear...

July 15, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 15, 2010 CONTACT: Steve Ralls (202) 347-7007 / sralls@immigrationequality.org

LGBT, IMMIGRATION, CIVIL RIGHTS AND FAITH GROUPS PRAISE CONGRESS FOR UNITED EFFORT TO END DISCRIMINATION AGAINST LESBIAN & GAY BINATIONAL FAMILIES

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April 29, 2010

By anyone's standards, Andres has a bright future ahead. He was accepted into the most selective and prestigious magnet high schools in the country and excelled in his classes. He was recognized for extracurricular and volunteer work. Along with his classmates, he eagerly began the college...

April 26, 2010

Tens of thousands of people, many of them immigrants, gathered in Washington, D.C., in March in support of immigration reform – in the hope that a change in the law would give legal status to millions of illegal immigrants.

For some immigrants, it was the first time in a long time they...

April 12, 2010

Honorable Members of Congress United States Congress Washington, D.C.

Dear Member,

We, the undersigned organizations, join together to urge you to co-sponsor the Haitian Emergency Life Protection Act of 2010 (The H.E.L.P. Act), S 2998 and HR 4616. This legislation, introduced...

March 25, 2010

As we've talked during Lent about things done and left undone, Episcopal Church policy, and immigration in the context of family unity a recurring theme is the need for our immigration laws to be adjusted, updated, changed. In legislative terms we are talking about "Comprehensive Immigration...

March 11, 2010

A quick note first on scheduling – we originally announced that this week we would look at issues related to refugees. Next week turns out to be the 30th Anniversary of the Refugee Act, and so we are going to wait for some of the resources and stories that will be available next week as a...

March 4, 2010

March 4, 2010

Dear Member of Congress,

The Episcopal Church is committed to welcoming strangers as a matter of Christian responsibility. We urge you to bring a fair and humane immigration reform to provide a solution to a broken immigration system that separates families,...

March 2, 2010

Thank you to all of you who wrote after last week's email. I have enjoyed our conversations and hope that this can continue!

As I mentioned last week, the work that we do here at the Office of Government Relations and through the Episcopal Public Policy Network is all based in General...

February 25, 2010

When I started thinking about Lent and the issues of hospitality, immigration and refugees, my mind jumped to a couple of lines from the confession, "by what we have done, and by what we have left undone." This reminded me of two things. First, that doing nothing or delaying action can be just...

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