2014 Congressional Recommendations

Read the 2014 Recommendations to Congress The Interfaith Immigration Coalition (IIC), a coalition of 42 national faithbased organizations, calls on Congress to enact immigration reform that will reunite families, provide meaningful opportunities for undocumented immigrants to apply for citizenship, and promote community wholeness. For more than a decade, the IIC has been working with congregations, service providers, and faith […]

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Coalition members respond to House Republican “Standards for Immigration Reform”

On January 30, 2014, the House Republican leadership released “Standards for Immigration Reform“. Members of the Interfaith Immigration Coalition released the following statements in response: American Jewish Committee (AJC) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Church World Service Franciscan Action Network Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) HIAS Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) Lutheran Immigration and […]

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ONE YEAR OF MUSLIM AND REFUGEE BANS

Showing Up in Solidarity Against Discrimination January 27 – February 3, 2018 Week of Action Toolkit Please click here (Word) and here (Google) to download the toolkit. PUT YOUR EVENT ON THE MAP & FIND AN EVENT NEAR YOU AT www.nomuslimbanever.com and www.weareallusa.org/events Why take action the week of January 27th? On January 27, 2017 the Trump Administration released Executive Orders […]

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IIC is hiring a Communications Coordinator!

Apply here by January 5: http://cws.applicantstack.com/x/apply/a2h9xbo6ysmv   Communications Coordinator, Interfaith Immigration Coalition Position Title: Communications Coordinator, Interfaith Immigration Coalition Reports To: Co-Chairs of Interfaith Immigration Coalition Location: Washington, DC Team: Advocacy Team & Immigration and Refugee Program Team Status: Full time, Exempt, Non-Bargaining Unit Applications Due: COB Friday, January 5th, 2018 Church World Service (CWS) is a not-for-profit organization working to eradicate hunger […]

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Tell Congress to Keep our Promise to Protect Kids and Reunite Families

National Day of Action: Monday, December 4th As part of its anti-refugee agenda, the Trump administration has just slammed the door on children in danger. The administration cancelled the Central American Minors program (CAM) – a protection mechanism that saved the lives of 3,000 children in the past few years. By screening refugee children in […]

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TAKE ACTION TODAY: Urge Congress and DHS to Protect Haitians

Right now, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is considering whether or not to extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitians in the United States, which is due for a decision by DHS before Thanksgiving, November 23rd. Given the recent TPS terminations for Sudan and Nicaragua, we are deeply concerned that DHS will end TPS […]

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Faith Organizations Urge Congress to Act on Dream Act Before the End of the Year

November 7, 2017 Dear Members of Congress, We, the undersigned 37 faith-based organizations, write to urge members of Congress to offer Dreamers the same compassion and commitment they have given to this country. It is time for Congress to immediately enact the Dream Act of 2017 (S. 1615/H.R. 3440), which provides a long overdue pathway […]

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During Faith Week Over 40 Organizations and Thousands of Faith Leaders Urge Congress to Pass the Dream Act

From October 29-November 4, people of faith across the country were Praying with Dreamers and showing our support for the Dream Act. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) will end on March 5. Every day that passes without congressional action means more suffering, anxiety and fear in the lives of Dreamers, their families, and our […]

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Toolkit: Praying with Dreamers – #Faith4Dream Week

  October 29-November 4 Advocating for the Dream Act (S. 1615 / H.R. 3440) is putting the faithful call to love our neighbors into action. Congress must hear from us this week and every week until Congress passes a clean Dream Act with a pathway to citizenship.   Plan Dream Sabbath Events Plan #Faith4Dream events […]

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URGENT: TAKE ACTION TODAY!

Tell Congress & the White House that you OPPOSE Trump’s Latest Refugee Ban President Trump has rewritten his executive order to: Ban refugees from Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Mali, North Korea, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Syria, Yemen, and stateless Palestinians for 90 days, in addition to the 120 day refugee ban that expired on October […]

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URGENT CALLS NEEDED: Tell House Judiciary Committee Members to Affirm the Refugee Resettlement Program & Support a Robust Refugee Admissions Goal!

On Thursday, October 26th, the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee is holding an oversight hearing on the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP). Refugee resettlement is a life-saving opportunity for individuals and families fleeing persecution to rebuild their lives in safety. Today, we face the worst displacement crisis in recorded history with more than 65 million […]

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Urge Congress to Stand With Our Immigrant Neighbors!

Right now, we are facing a heartless campaign to tear families apart and devastate communities by arresting and deporting moms, dads, and young people who have lived in the United States for years. Temporary Protected Status (TPS) was created to provide protection to those in the United States when it is unsafe for their return […]

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