Immigrants & Refugees

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We support openness to refugees, victims of violence, and human trafficking and those seeking asylum. The immigration policies we envision will allow people to migrate to the United States regardless of their wealth or skill levels, to preserve their families’ unity, to change their places of employment and to apply for lawful permanent status and eventual citizenship.

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Washington Newsletter Build Bridges, Not Walls 

Extending care and concern only to “true Americans” normalizes violence, degradation, and the violation of basic human rights. Our elected leaders need to hear—loudly, repeatedly, and insistently—that we are not in unity with laws and policies that deny the humanity and rights of immigrants.

Action Alert Welcoming Immigrants: 3 Ways for Congress to Act 

Congress urgently needs to act on immigration—in the short term, to keep the current system from hurting more people and, ultimately, to rebuild that system in comprehensive and compassionate ways.

Background They Didn't Know We Were Seeds 

At FCNL's Spring Lobby Weekend, Greisa Martinez Rosas gave a rousing speech to more than 400 young adults. The speech is adapted below.

Background Enforcement Will Not Fix a Broken System 

Congress and the administration are focused almost exclusively on catching, detaining, and deporting people who break immigration laws, rather than fixing the system itself and easing the pressures that drive people across our borders.

Background Immigration: Build Bridges, Not Walls 

Every person is a child of God. No matter someone’s religion, country of origin, race, or wealth, we are called to acknowledge that divine spark and encounter each other with respect and compassion.

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