Immigration

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April 23, 2019

San Joaquin Bishop David Rice, left, the Rev. Anna Carmichael, the diocese’s canon to the ordinary, center, and the Rev. Nancy Key, deacon, right, take part in a Prayer of Vision, Witness and Justice — an offsite event of the 79th General...

April 15, 2019

People belonging to a caravan of migrants from Honduras en route to the United States, walk on a road as they leave Tapachula, Mexico April 15, 2019. Photo: Jose Cabezas/REUTERS

[Episcopal News Service] A month and a half ago,...

April 2, 2019

Jaime Rubio Sulficio and Keiko Maruyama speak at a news conference March 29 at St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral in Seattle. Rubio is staying at the cathedral to avoid deportation to his native Mexico. Photo: Magaly Smith/One America

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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...

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