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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Father’s Day Vigils Toolkit – #DontDeportMyDad

  DOWNLOAD THE TOOLKIT Overview We’re asking religious and community leaders to conduct Father’s Day weekend prayer vigils (Friday night or Saturday) in support of immigrant and refugee fathers. Too often, the mother-child relationship is seen as the only one that matters, and we want to highlight the fact that fathers are important to families […]

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June Resources to Respond to an Unfaithful Budget

June 2017 Webinar – Faith Community Response to an Unfaithful Budget: Recording 1, Recording 2, and Powerpoint Presentation Resources for Advocacy Call in Action Alert for President Trump’s Budget Request Leave this “ask” sheet behind in Congressional Offices, or at Town Halls! See a list of town halls and other opportunities to meet with your member […]

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IIC Organizational Statements on President Trump’s FY 18 Budget

President Trump released a budget request on May 23, 2017. Read IIC member organizational statements reacting to how this budget would negatively affect immigrants and refugees. Church World Service Opposes President Trump’s Budget Request that would Gut Life-Saving Humanitarian Assistance, Balloon Irresponsible Deportation Force Franciscan Action Network Decries The President’s Budget Attack On Immigrants And Other […]

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FAITH LEADERS CONDEMN TEXAS SB4, ANTI-IMMIGRANT LEGISLATION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 8, 2017 CONTACT: media@cwsglobal.org | 202.733.5151   FAITH LEADERS CONDEMN TEXAS SB4, ANTI-IMMIGRANT LEGISLATION Faith leaders stand against anti-immigrant ‘show me your papers’ law that will increase racial profiling, discriminate against people of color, and reduce community safety   Washington, D.C. – Religious leaders across faith traditions condemn signing into law […]

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200 TEXAS RELIGIOUS LEADERS CONDEMN ANTI-IMMIGRANT LEGISLATION SB4

200 TEXAS RELIGIOUS LEADERS CONDEMN ANTI-IMMIGRANT LEGISLATION SB4

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 8, 2017 CONTACT: media@cwsglobal.org | 202.733.5151   200 TEXAS RELIGIOUS LEADERS CONDEMN ANTI-IMMIGRANT LEGISLATION Faith leaders condemn signing of SB4, a law that will increase discrimination and reduce community safety Austin, TX – Today, 200 Texas religious leaders sent a letter to Governor Abbott, condemning signing into law SB4, notably the […]

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Faith leaders to DHS: Bring Juan Back Home

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 19, 2017 CONTACT: Myrna Orozco | 202.599.3585 | media@cwsglobal.org   Faith leaders to DHS: Bring Juan Back Home Petition to Secretary Kelley: http://bit.ly/2oKYqnA   Washington D.C. – Following news that Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) beneficiary Juan Manuel Montes was deported, faith leaders join #JusticeForJuan campaign to demand answers […]

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What would you spend $3 billion on?

Congress can stop Trump from building a wall and increasing detention & deportations. Congress has “the power of the purse,” which means they can decide whether or not to fund the $3 billion supplemental that President Trump requested for fiscal years 2017 for a deportation force, border wall, and expanded detention. Trump’s budget proposals would cut funding for education, […]

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Top 5 Ways That Refugees and Faith Communities Can Rise Up on May 1st National Day of Action

Check out these resources below to see how refugees and faith communities can join the May 1st National Day of Action. Top 5 Ways That Refugee Communities Can Rise Up on May 1st National Day of Action Top 5 Ways That Faith Communities Can Rise Up on May 1st National Day of Action

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Grassroots Webinar 4/3/17

Thanks for joining this Interfaith Immigration Coalition Webinar on Prophetic Witness and Nonviolent Direct Action on Monday, April 3rd, 4-5:30 PM ET/ 1-2:30 PM PT.   As we continue to confront the harsh anti-immigrant policies of the Trump Administration this Interfaith Immigration Webinar focused on developing skills to plan nonviolent direct actions that can add […]

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Grassroots Webinar Monday 3/13/17

Recent Raids and Cuts to Refugees: Faith Community Response Recording and PowerPoint Slides We are in uncertain times as raids target immigrants in our communities and cuts to the refugee program leave vulnerable people at risk. The faith community has a moral responsibility to organize ourselves to respond in every way we can. Join the Interfaith […]

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