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February 1, 2017

[Episcopal Diocese of Maryland]

March for Refugees: Pray, Act and Walk February 1, 2017

“Cursed is the one who withholds justice from the alien, the fatherless or the widow. Then all the people shall say, ‘Amen!'”

Deuteronomy 27:19

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

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February 1, 2017

[Episcopal Diocese of Maryland]

March for Refugees: Pray, Act and Walk February 1, 2017

“Cursed is the one who withholds justice from the alien, the fatherless or the widow. Then all the people shall say, ‘Amen!'”

Deuteronomy 27:19

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

...

January 30, 2017

[Episcopal Diocese of Washington] The list of alarming actions and statements from President Trump’s first week in office takes our collective breath away. New York Times columnist David Brooks describes the week as being all about threat perception: building a wall against a Mexican/Central...

October 20, 2016

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

In September 2016, Secretary Jeh Johnson announced that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) would resume detaining and deporting Haitians, ending the policy of offering Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to Haitians arriving in the U.S. that has been in place since 2010. In recognition of...

July 27, 2016

By: Office of Government Relations

Speak out about a number of important issues this August!

Although Congress is out of session until early September, the August recess is a time when your members may be more accessible than ever. Many members travel back to their home states or districts and may be available for in-...

June 16, 2016

As our nation mourns the lives lost in the mass shooting in Orlando last weekend and we remember the lives lost in previous mass shootings, we must mobilize together to call for much-needed gun safety reform. Episcopalians around the country are standing together to oppose hatred in all its...

September 5, 2013

Earlier this summer, the U.S. Senate passed a bill that would overhaul the country’s immigration system, leading to many important reforms for immigrants and refugees.

Now, it’s the House’s turn to tackle Comprehensive Immigration Reform. To prep advocates around the church for the...

February 28, 2013

The U.S. Refugee Admissions Program provides persecuted refugees with safe haven and a chance at a new life. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) provides services to refugees to ease their transition to self-sufficiency in their new communities...

February 28, 2013

If you are reading this newsletter, it can only mean that somewhere along the line you have either witnessed or played some critical part in the life-saving work of Episcopal Migration Ministries (EMM).

From around the Church, I have heard time and again from folks like you, individuals...

December 20, 2012

One of the more striking contrasts on the Christian calendar is the commemoration of the Feast of the Holy Innocents on December 28, three days after the celebration of Christmas. In remembering the young children slaughtered by King Herod in Matthew's account of Jesus's birth, the Church jolts...

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