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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Film Resources: Who Is Dayani Crystal?

Who Is Dayani Cristal? tells the story of a migrant who found himself in the deadly stretch of desert known as “the corridor of death” and shows how one life becomes testimony to the tragic results of the U.S. war on immigration. As the real-life drama unfolds we see this John Doe, denied an identity [...]

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Faith Letter to Stop Deportations

On April 21, 20014, a group of faith-based organizations sent the following letter to President Obama calling on him to stop deportations and expand the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

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April 5th National Week of Action

Everyday more than 1,100 people are deported. It is predicted that in April, 2 million people will have been deported under the Obama Administration. Amid Congressional inaction, President Obama and his Administration must understand that our communities cannot continue to wait. The President can and should take concrete, bold and necessary actions TODAY to turn back the deportation [...]

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Religious Holiday Resources

National Day of Prayer, May 1 May 1st is National Day of Prayer!  Call your Congressional representative at 1-866-940-2439 and let them know that you are praying for them, and that you are praying they will support an immigration bill that supports family values and does not block access to citizenship! Mothers’s Day Weekend, May 10-11 Go to www.allianceforcitizenship.org to [...]

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Recent House bills on immigration reform

The Senate has passed an immigration reform bill, S.744, with a robustly bipartisan 68-32 vote. Now the big question is what the House will do. So far, House Committees have approved five bills, none of which create a path to citizenship, and all of which contain provisions that would negatively impact our community members. There [...]

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IMMIGRATION POSADA 2013 Toolkit

IMMIGRATION POSADA 2013 What if the Holy Family were separated at Christmas? (Photo: Posada at the Border, Agua Prieta/ Douglas) Posada Toolkit- Immigrants’ Rights Table of Contents State of Play on Immigration History of Posadas Creative Theatre Communications Resources Lifting Your Posada Nationally   State of Play on Immigration 2013-2014 The movement for immigrants’ rights [...]

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IIC Webinar 12-16 Today 4 PM EST Highlights 2013 Pushing Onward

Please join Interfaith Immigration Coalition Webinar TODAY at 4 PM EST. Call Info and Power Point Link Below. We will hear testimony from DJ Yoon, Executive Director of NAKASEC who fasted for 22 days as part of Fast4Families. The immigrants’ rights movement continues to grow stronger, despite lack of leadership in the House of Representatives, [...]

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