In a letter that was distributed to the priests of his cure, Cardinal Blase Cupich, the Archbishop of Chicago stated his desire to stand in solidarity with parishioners throughout the archdiocese who are living in fear of the immigration actions of the Trump Administration.
Churches and religious leaders are organizing to resist Trump administration immigration and deportation policies.
As sweeping arrests are made of undocumented immigrants across the country, churches are stepping up to offer sanctuary to those at risk.
All the Episcopal bishops in all six dioceses in the state of Texas have issued a response to Gov. Abbott’s action regarding resettlement and aid to refugees.
The Miami Herald and other news outlets are reporting that Miami, Florida is the first city to bow under threats of federal funding withdrawal under Trump’s executive order regarding immigration and sanctuary cities.
Giles Fraser, writing for the Guardian, wondered how many churchgoers this past Sunday made the link between the people of the Exodus described in their lectionary readings, and the Ethiopian and Eritrean migrants who have crafted makeshift churches in the camps at Calais.
The Episcopal Church and the Episcopal Network for Economic Justice are among 188 secular and faith-based organizations signing a letter…
In a show of support for a legal path to immigration, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and one hundred Episcopal…
According to news reports, President Obama will announce next week a broad overhaul of the nation’s immigration enforcement policy that will protect up to five million unauthorized immigrants from the threat of deportation and provide many of them with work permits.
From the Arizona Republic:
Mother Jones offers some historical perspective on the issue of unaccompanied minors seeking refuge in the U.S.: