Category Archives: Immigration

Holy Week Devotions on Immigration

From the Interfaith Immigration Coalition (http://www.interfaithimmigration.org): On behalf of the Holy Days & Holidays Team of the Interfaith Immigration Coalition, we are grateful to present a 6 day set of devotions for Holy Week which have just been posted on … Continue reading

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Please Sign the Faith Leaders’ Open Letter Against Family Detention

From the Interfaith Immigration Coalition (http://www.interfaithimmigration.org): A number of denominations have come together and worked hard to develop a Faith Leaders’ Open Letter Against Family Detention. Please sign the letter and circulate to your networks. Find it HERE https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Qt4idWyr-brcntdsKg5jdiK4rCStIZkN0QBc5VaIDM8/viewform

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CWS Statement to the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, Regarding The Protection of Children Act and The Asylum and Border Protection Act

From Church World Service (http://www.churchworldservice.org): March 3, 2015 Church World Service, a humanitarian organization comprised of 37 member communions, strongly opposes The Protection of Children Act introduced by Representative John Carter (R-TX-31) and The Asylum Reform and Border Protection Act … Continue reading

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Border Policy Counsel—Church World Service

Reports to: Associate Director, Immigration and Refugee Policy Team: Immigration and Refugee Program Location: Washington, D.C. Starting salary: $75,000 – $78,000 Status: Exempt, Non-Bargaining Unit CWS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability or veteran … Continue reading

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PICC Launches Search for New Executive Director

The Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition (PICC) is excited to launch a search for a new Executive Director. Over the last few years, PICC has expanded its reach across the state, doubled its annual budget and accumulated a series of … Continue reading

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Urge Senators Casey and Toomey to Vote on Homeland Security Bill that Protects Immigrants

From the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights (http://www.civilrights.org): Contact Senators Casey and Toomey and urge them to vote against tearing immigrant families apart in the Homeland Security funding bill. Find contact information for the Senators in the following … Continue reading

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The Hill: Obama to Seek Emergency Order Restarting Immigration Programs

Posted at http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/233343-obama-to-seek-emergency-court-order-in-immigration-fight By Mike Lillis – 02/20/15 01:45 PM EST The Obama administration will seek an emergency court order to move forward with President Obama’s executive action on immigration. Officials at the Department of Justice (DOJ) plan to seek what is known … Continue reading

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Texas v. United States: The Federal District Court Decision Regarding the DACA and DAPA Initiatives

From the National Immigration Law Center (http://www.nilc.org): February 17, 2015 On February 16, 2015, a federal district court in the Southern District of Texas temporarily blocked the implementation of the immigration actions announced by President Obama on November 20, 2014, … Continue reading

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Urge the President to Act to Help Immigrants

From the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights (http://www.civilrights.org): Take Action Now: Send a letter to President Obama urging him to take immediate action to help aspiring Americans who are suffering under our failed immigration system at http://www.civilrights.org/action_center/president-obama.html. In … Continue reading

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Grassroots Organizer—Church World Service

Reports to: Associate Director for Immigration and Refugee Policy Team: Immigration & Refugee Program Location: Flexible remote location Grade: 4 Starting salary: $40,000 – $45,000 Status: Exempt, Non-Bargaining Unit Church World Service (CWS) is a not-for-profit organization working to eradicate hunger and poverty and to promote … Continue reading

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