Immigration

Articles

December 17, 2018

The Rev. Paul Moore, who chairs the Rio Grande Diocese’s Borderland Ministries, interprets for the Rev. Hector Trejo, who serves three Anglican churches in Ciudad Juárez, across the border from El Paso, Texas. Photo: Lynette Wilson/Episcopal News Service

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December 3, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] The State Department, despite the Trump administration’s decision to drastically reduce the number of refugees allowed to be resettled in the United States, has renewed contracts with all nine agencies that long have facilitated resettlements for the government,...

November 20, 2018

Maggie Fogarty, who helped create the New Hampshire Immigrant Visitation Program six years ago, meets with a detainee on Nov. 5 at the Strafford County jail in Dover, New Hampshire. Photo: David Paulsen/Episcopal News Service

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November 12, 2018

Episcopal Migration Ministries and the Episcopal Church Office of Government Relations are hosting a series of three one-hour webinars, Walking in Welcome: An Advent Series with Episcopal Migration Ministries on December 5 at 4 pm Eastern, December 13 at 4 pm Eastern, and December 18 at 12 pm...

October 12, 2018

By: The Office of Government Relations

This week the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposed a new rule that would expand the categories of public benefits that would prohibit legal immigrants from qualifying for entry into the United States or permanent residency. Under the proposed rule, the Administration would restrict...

September 20, 2018

La Iglesia Episcopal está profundamente decepcionada por el anuncio del Secretario de Estado Mike Pompeo el día de ayer de que la administración ha establecido la cuota máxima de admisiones de refugiados para el próximo año en 30.000. Este es el límite más bajo en la historia de nuestro país y...

August 28, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] Advocacy for immigration detainees can take many forms, and four Episcopal priests in one New Jersey county have joined three other faith leaders to add an open-meetings law challenge to their efforts.

The seven, represented by the ACLU of New Jersey, filed a...

August 27, 2018

Participants in the Solidarity Walk for Immigrant Justice make their way from Manchester, New Hampshire, to Dover, tracing the path immigrants take when they are detained by federal authorities and held in the Stratford County jail. Photo: David Price

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August 20, 2018

A few dozen people gather outside the Norris Cotton Federal Building in Manchester, New Hampshire, on Aug. 7 for one of the regular prayer vigils for immigrants checking in with federal authorities. Photo: New Hampshire Council of Churches

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July 14, 2018

“No venimos con odio, no venimos con fanatismo, no venimos a rebajar a nadie. Venimos a realzar a todos. Venimos en amor”, dijo el obispo primado Michael Curry a una multitud de más de 1.000 personas reunida en oración frente al Centro de Detención T. Don Hutto en...

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