The United States is a nation of immigrants. Yet, our laws prevent immigrants from using their God-given gifts to improve communities and grow the economy. Through our work with the Interfaith Immigration Coalition and other partners, we are articulating the biblical witness for immigration reform, demonstrating the human cost of inaction, and encouraging our political leaders to take action. By working together, we believe the faith community has a historic opportunity to help create a road map to citizenship for 11 million aspiring Americans. who wish to fully integrate and contribute to the social fabric of our nation.
Our Latest Work
Welcoming the Stranger
Security and undocumented immigration today are reduced to a binary proposition rather than offering comprehensive immigration reform that encompasses both security and human rights protection.
Salazar, who goes by the nickname “Mapache,” was protesting in front of an ICE processing facility as part of “Occupy ICE San Antonio” when he was “pushed into a van and [taken away].
Faith Groups Work to Support Immigrants Amid Policy Shifts
'In moments of national xenophobia, it is imperative that faith-based institutions clearly articulate a vision that speaks of the diversity of creation as a blessing.'
There’s more to the movement than offering a physical refuge.
The threat of detention and deportation is negatively affecting the mental health of undocumented immigrants and their families, particularly children.