Faith Groups Respond to Senate Principles and President’s Speech on CIR

The Bi-partisan Senate Principles on comprehensive immigration reform were released Monday, January 28th. Below is a collection of organizational statements and press releases from faith groups on their response to Senate Principles. USCCB US Jesuit Network LIRS JPCA HIAS GBCS Disciples of Christ AJC   The President gave a speech on comprehensive immigration reform on […]

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Over 1,000 Faith Leaders take part in National Faith Call-In Day to Senator

For Immediate Release January 23rd, 2013 Media Contact: Rev. Noel Andersen nandersen@churchworldservice.org     Thousands of Religious Voters Call Senate offices to urge immediate action on Immigration Reform Over 1,000 faith leaders take part in Interfaith Immigration Coalition’s National Faith Call-In Day  (Washington DC) – More than one-thousand faith leaders from diverse traditions made phone […]

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Sign On and Tell Congress the Interfaith Perspective on Compassionate Immigration Reform

This form is to collect signatures for the Interfaith Immigration Coalition’s 2013 Principles for Immigration Reform and the sign on will be sent to all members of congress, please go to this link to find the entire list of principles.   [gform form=https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dGlUWUJmaFQwVWJyMmY4UzNncE5JbGc6MA]

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Faith4Citizenship -Breaking Bread and Building Bridges Toolkit

Breaking Bread and Building Bridges is part of a larger strategy to lift the voices of faith communities at the local and national level and turn the tide for immigrants’ rights. Local events such as potlucks, vigils, and detention visitation connect advocates with those most directly affected by unjust immigration policies. The relationships that are nourished […]

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PEOPLE OF FAITH CALL-IN FOR HUMANE IMMIGRATION REFORM!

LAST JANUARY 22 nd THE IIC GENERATED OVER 1,200 CALLS WE MUST KEEP A STEADY MOMENTUM CALL YOUR SENATOR TODAY FOR HUMANE IMMIGRATION REFORM! IT’S OK TO CALL MORE THAN ONCE- CALL ONCE A WEEK! We’ve been praying and working for immigration reform, and now is our chance to make it a reality. On Tuesday, January 22nd, let’s […]

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Register Your Event Here: For Public Actions/ Community Events/ Family Unity Vigils- Interfaith Immigration Coalition

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Jan. 14th 4 PM EST Conference Call / Webinar on Field Strategy for Compassionate Immigration Reform

Jan. 14th 4 PM EST Conference Call / Webinar on Field Strategy for Compassionate Immigration Reform

As we continue to prepare actions and work towards making 2013 the year we pass a Compassionate and Humane Immigration Reform we would like to invite you to be part of the IIC Conference Call/ Webinar on Monday, Janauary 14th at 4-5 PM EST. We will give updates on recent announcements from the Department of Homeland […]

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JAN 22: NATIONAL FAITH CALL-IN DAY FOR HUMANE IMMIGRATION REFORM! Call 1-866-940-2439

Tuesday, January 22nd NATIONAL FAITH CALL-IN DAY FOR HUMANE IMMIGRATION REFORM! We’ve been praying and working for immigration reform, and now is our chance to make it a reality. On Tuesday, January 22nd, let’s welcome the new Congress by making sure they know that people of faith demand humane immigration reform in 2013. Call 1-866-940-2439 to be connected with BOTH […]

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New DHS Policy Change to Protect Family Unity

Jan. 2, 2013 NEWS RELEASE — LIRS Welcomes Final DHS Policy Change to Protect American Families Press Contact: Jon Pattee 202-591-5778, jpattee@lirs.org WASHINGTON, DC Jan. 2, 2013 – Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS) is heartened by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)’s announcement today of a final rule that promises to reduce the separation of families […]

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Advocates Analysis of ICE Announcements on Secure Communities Reform

SEE LINK For Restoring TRUST Campaign Analysis of ICE Announcement On December 21st, Immigration Customs Enforcement announced record number of deportations over the last year 409,849. Much of ICE’s new ability to deport such high numbers, exceeding their own annual quotas, has to do with a program known as “Secure Communities” (S-Com) wherein local police are […]

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