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TODAY!! Call your Senators during CIR Amendment Mark-Up!

May 9, 2013 Immigration Reform Amendments – Call on Today TODAY is the first day that the Senate Judiciary Committee will be considering amendments on the bipartisan immigration bill, S. 744. Today they will consider amendments on the bill’s border provisions. Judiciary committee members need to hear from all people of faith across the country – not […]

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Interfaith Immigration Coalition Monthly Webinar on Amendment Strategy for Senate Bill

National Interfaith Webinar on How YOU Can Protect and Improve the Senate “Gang of 8” Immigration Bill   Starting May 9th, the Senate Judiciary Committee will begin the markup on the bi-partisan comprehensive immigration bill, S.744*. This will be the first opportunity for Senators to amend the bill, which could improve or weaken it. We need […]

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Ruth’s Journey: A Groundbreaking Discussion on Women & Immigration

Durham-Area Women of Faith Host “Ruth’s Journey,” A Groundbreaking Discussion on Women & Immigration Exploring the Biblical imperative for immigration reform   (Durham, North Carolina) – On Friday, local women of faith joined with their fellow sisters in the business and civic community at Duke Memorial United Methodist Church for “Ruth’s Journey,”  a one of a kind […]

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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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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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ACTION ALERT- CALL HOUSE REPS- DEMAND HUMANE REFORM- House Immigration Hearing Feb. 5th

CALLS NEEDED TODAY   The House of Representatives will hold a hearing on Tue, February 5th with anti-immigrant voices calling for FEWER family visas and for enforcement-only and enforcement-first policies, rather than real immigration reform. As people of faith, we need to send a strong message to the House leadership that they need to stop […]

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Monday Feb. 4th at 4 PM EST- Interfaith Immigration Webinar/ Conference Call Grassroots Action/ Family Unity Vigils

PLEASE RSVP if you can, LINK HERE Compassionate Immigration Reform -RSVP Interfaith Immigration Coalition Monthly Conference Call/ Webinar We are definitely in exciting times when it comes to immigration reform as the Senate released their principles and Obama announced his blueprint. This is indeed the most support we’ve seen for these types of reforms in years […]

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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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