Asylum

Articles

October 2, 2020

The Episcopal Church supports comprehensive immigration reform that respects the dignity and worth of every human being. Firmly rooted in the ministry of welcome, The Episcopal Church is committed to advocating for immigration policies that provide pathways to citizenship, mandate humane...

May 14, 2020

In the month of June, join The Episcopal Church Office of Government Relations and Episcopal Migration Ministries for Love God, Love Neighbor: Episcopal Month of Action, a series of webinars to learn and advocate with and on behalf of immigrants, DACA recipients, refugees, and asylum seekers....

November 26, 2019

Episcopal Migration Ministries is offering a seven-lesson Epiphany curriculum for individuals and congregations. This free resource is Episcopal Migration Ministries’ contribution to the Good Book Club, a project that invites all Episcopalians to join in reading the Gospel of John during...

November 25, 2019

Join Episcopal Migration Ministries on Thursday, December 12, 4-5:30pm ET, for an overview and introduction to the new resource, Supporting Asylum Seekers: A Toolkit for Congregations. Presenters and practitioners from across the country and The Episcopal Church will speak to group discernment...

October 16, 2019

Episcopal Migration Ministries (EMM) is offering a new resource for individuals and congregations who wish to welcome and support asylum seekers. Supporting Asylum Seekers: A Toolkit for Congregations is a free resource designed for congregations interested in supporting people seeking asylum...

July 17, 2019

The Episcopal Church is deeply concerned with the recently released Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) interim final rule on asylum. The United States is obliged by international and domestic law to provide protection to people fleeing persecution,...

July 24, 2018

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

In recent months under the Trump Administration's “zero-tolerance” policy, more than 2,000 immigrant children, including 103 children under the age of 5, have been separated from their parents. This policy has caused immediate harm and will likely have long-term emotional and psychological...

June 18, 2018

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

In recent weeks, you may have heard reports of a “migrant caravan” traveling through Mexico on the way to the U.S. As people of faith, we must hear these stories and see that these people are brothers and sisters seeking a better and safer life for themselves and their families. The majority of...

March 15, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Church of Ireland’s Refugee Working Groups have launched a new resource on supporting asylum seekers and refugees in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. The 14-page document summarizes how the Church of Ireland has supported asylum seekers and...

October 11, 2013

Compassion should never be criminalized, but there is an immigration bill in the House of Representatives that would do just that, placing immigrant and non-immigrant members of our communities at risk.

If enacted, the SAFE Act would criminalize religious leaders, lay leaders, and...

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