Episcopal Migration Ministries

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June 19, 2020

The Episcopal Church has long advocated for legislation that protects Dreamers and offers a pathway to citizenship. Through Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), a program that allows those brought to the U.S. as children to remain in the country without fear of deportation, nearly 800...

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....

May 11, 2020

By: Rushad Thomas

The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic (commonly known as coronavirus) presents a host of challenges to our immigration system. The Episcopal Church was no great supporter of the pre-pandemic enforcement regime and has long supported alternatives to immigrant detention. In the face of a virus easily spread by...

May 8, 2020

Join the Office of Government Relations and Episcopal Migration Ministries on Tuesday, May 19 at 4PM ET for Immigrant Detention during COVID-19: Prophetic Action & Compassionate Response. This seventy-five-minute webinar will include clergy and lay leaders from the Dioceses of Georgia, Ohio...

April 23, 2020

By: Rushad Thomas

The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic (commonly known as coronavirus) has upended life for hundreds of millions of Americans. The country now confronts a massive public health crisis that will take the lives of far too many. The pandemic has already proven disastrous for the economy as well. As we survey the...

April 8, 2020

Stand with our DACA friends by joining the Office of Government Relations’ Rushad Thomas and Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Kendall Martin and Allison Duvall from 12:00pm ET to 2:00pm ET on April 16, Episcopal DACA Action Day, in urging lawmakers to protect undocumented people brought to the...

March 24, 2020

By: Rushad Thomas

The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic (commonly known as coronavirus) presents the United States with several systemic challenges. Not only does it expose gaping holes in our public health infrastructure, it also tests our ability fight disinformation, challenges our assumptions about value in the economy,...

March 2, 2020

Episcopal Migration Ministries is offering a Lenten resource, Reflections on the Stations of the Cross, for individuals and congregations. A digital download booklet and compilation of audio meditations will be released on March 12. Individual written and audio reflections on each station of...

February 20, 2020

Join Episcopal Migration Ministries on Thursday, February 27, 4:00 – 5:00 pm EST for a webinar presentation on how you can assist the 2020 Census to get an accurate count in your community. Alan Yarborough, Church Relations Officer in The Episcopal Church’s Office of Government Relations, will...

January 13, 2020

People protest against Trump administration cuts to the U.S. refugee resettlement program, in front of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington in October 2019. Photo: Reuters

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On World Refugee Day, held each year on June 20, we celebrate the strength, resilience, and cour