Immigration

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March 20, 2019

[Episcopal News Service] Episcopalians are voicing support for thousands of Liberians who face a deadline to leave the United States under a Trump administration policy change. Calls for leniency are particularly strong in Minnesota, which is said to have the largest Liberian immigrant...

March 8, 2019

Constantin Bakala’s sons, from left, Daniel Bakala, Emmanuel Bakala and David Bakala, serve as acolytes at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in San Diego, California. Photo: Colin Mathewson

[Episcopal News Service] An Episcopal...

February 15, 2019

 

Interfaith volunteers at Good Samaritan Episcopal Church in San Diego gather weekly in the church’s sanctuary to sort through clothing and other donations. Here, Senior Warden Penny Powell and the Rev. Janine Schenone, rector, sort through donations....

February 15, 2019

Interfaith volunteers at Good Samaritan Episcopal Church in San Diego, California, gather weekly in the church’s sanctuary to sort through clothing and other donations. Here, Senior Warden Penny Powell and the Rev. Janine Schenone, rector, sort through donations. Photo...

January 23, 2019

By: The Office of Government Relations

The federal government shutdown – which never should have occurred – must be brought to an end to stop the damage that has already been inflicted.

Tomorrow, the Senate will consider two amendments to an appropriations bill that would reopen the government:

The first would include $5....

January 14, 2019

[Episcopal News Service] As the effects of the longest federal government shutdown in United States history ripple across the country, many Episcopalians are feeling the economic pinch even as others try to help their neighbors cope.

“I understand what’s at stake. I understand that it is...

January 9, 2019

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

As the partial government shutdown continues into its third week, we wanted to share some information about the cause of the shutdown, the implications, and to provide some context on where we as a Church stand on immigration and border security.

The President has requested more than $5...

December 20, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] Two Episcopalians, a husband and wife from Ohio, are receiving national recognition for their outreach to a Haitian man who recently was released from federal detention after spending more than two years behind bars waiting for a decision on his request for asylum....

December 20, 2018

El Rdo. Paul Moore, a la derecha, que preside el ministerio de la frontera de la Diócesis de Río Grande, interpreta para el Rdo. Héctor Trejo, a la izquierda, que atiende tres iglesias anglicanas en Ciudad Juárez, México, la cual está del otro lado de la frontera de El...

December 20, 2018

[Episcopal Public Policy Network of California] In recent days, over 6,000 migrants have gathered at the California-Mexico border fence seeking appointments with American immigration officials to petition for asylum. With wait times projected to last for months, many are forced to live in...

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