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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Welcome Weekend Resources

Dedicating a worship service or event in your congregation to Syrian refugees is important to promoting understanding of the plight of individuals seeking safety in the region and in Europe, as well as the need for the United States to contribute additional international humanitarian assistance, resettle more refugees, and ensure that communities have the resources […]

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August Recess Letter Drop and Call In Toolkit

During the month of August, members of Congress will return to their home districts to meet with constituents and local organizations. This is a perfect time for you to let your Representative and Senators know that the anti-immigrant bills recently proposed in Congress do not represent our values. Use and share our toolkit to participate […]

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Fourth of July Prayer Resource

As we celebrate Independence Day with our friends and families, we must remember those in our communities, especially the families, who still long for freedom. This Fourth of July, we pray for those who are imprisoned in family detention centers across the United States, that they may find the freedom they seek. Fourth of July […]

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Father’s Day Resources

As we honor fathers and the immeasurable contributions they make on their children and families this Father’s Day (June 21), we pray for the families separated by immoral detention and deportation. This Father’s Day, we pay special attention to the impact this separation has on both fathers and their children. Don’t Deport My Dad Toolkit

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Holy Days & Holidays Resources

    Current Resources Advent Advent Resource: Immigrants Waiting in Hope Thanksgiving Who is Behind the Platter?–with Farmworker Stories The Cries of the Harvester Welcome Weekend, Start of Holiday Season As we begin our celebrations this holiday season, we start by focusing on the importance of home and belonging. As the world faces the largest […]

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World Refugee Day 2015

As we mark World Refugee Day on June 20, we invite you to join us in celebrating refugees’ courage in overcoming adversity and the many gifts they bring to our communities across the United States. Refugee Community Advocacy Week: June 29- July 2 All Members of Congress will be in their states and local districts […]

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Ending Family Detention Faith Resources for Mother’s Day 2015

On Mother’s Day we honor the special role of motherhood in our families. Our mothers perhaps make the most impact on our childhood in shaping how we are raised and who we become. This Mother’s Day we are paying special attention to the crisis we face in regards to mothers and children held in immigration detention […]

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Say NO to H.R. 1148!

URGENT: Call the House Judiciary Committee Today! En Español The House Judiciary Committee will be considering the Michael Davis Jr., in Honor of State and Local Law Enforcement Act (H.R. 1148), a very negative bill that would harm our communities and congregations. Members of the House Judiciary Committee need to hear from people of faith […]

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