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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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Prominent faith leaders from key states fly in to DC to lobby for immigration reform

Prayer service on West Front Lawn of Capitol kicks off massive push on Gang of Eight Bill At a critical time in the Senate debate on immigration reform, faith leaders from key states are converging on Washington, DC, to advocate for just and humane immigration reform. On Tuesday morning, pastors, nuns, rabbis, and lay leaders […]

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Action Alert: Call your Senators every day!

June 27 Update – Final vote in the Senate is TODAY! CALL YOUR SENATORS NOW! The Senate will take its FINAL vote on Immigration Reform TODAY! TODAY, Thursday June 27, the Senate will likely take its FINAL vote on the bipartisan immigration reform bill S.744. Call TODAY to tell your Senators that you support immigration […]

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Field Toolkit for 5.24.13- 6.3.13 Congressional Recess- Take Action!!

Memorial Day Recess  Immigration Reform 5.24.13- 6.3.13 Field Toolkit  Photo: Faith Leaders Pray in Hart Senate building during Senate Judiciary Mark Up Overview: For the last few months, people of faith have dominated news headlines and defined the terms of the national debate for comprehensive immigration reform. People of faith have been an extremely important […]

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TUESDAY NIGHT IS FAMILY NIGHT: Call Congress EVERY TUESDAY for FAMILY UNITY in IMMIGRATION REFORM

TUESDAY NIGHT IS FAMILY NIGHT Call Congress THIS TUESDAY and EVERY TUESDAY for FAMILY UNITY in Immigration Reform! Make Tuesday Night Family Night. Play a board game. Call a loved one. Then call 1-866-940-2439 to leave committee members a voicemail. Background: As we advocate for immigration reform, we are opposed to provisions in the bipartisan immigration […]

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Holy Week/ Passover Resources on Immigration

Holy Week and Passover are extremely important times for people of faith that help us reflect anew upon how our faith values inform our life journey. This year’s recognition of such important historical and traditional periods come at a critical point in the push for compassionate immigration reform wherein a bill is expected to be […]

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Ohio immigration reform conference: ‘courage to challenge this broken and unjust system’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ohio immigration reform conference: national, local leaders summon ‘courage to challenge this broken and unjust system’ Local, national faith and grassroots activists urge statewide push for Ohio legislators to back just reform bill ‘Make equal justice under law more possible in America’ COLUMBUS, Ohio – Tuesday, Feb 19, 2013 — More than […]

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Map of Faith Community Grassroots Action for Immigrant Justice

Public Actions/ Vigils  of People of Faith for Compassionate Immigration Reform-   This Map shows where people of faith are taking action to advocate and organize for immigration reform. Diverse faith communities across the country are hosting educational forums, prayer vigils, press conferences, and other creative actions to urge their decision makers to enact immigration reform that […]

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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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