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Update Trump's Executive Order on Family Separation, Explained 

On June 20, President Trump issued an executive order that would purportedly prevent families from being separated at the border. But what does it really do?

Press Release Quaker Lobby Calls on Congress to Resettle More Refugees 

Washington, DC (June 20, 2018) – On World Refugee Day, the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) calls on Congress to uphold its commitment to welcoming refugees and individuals seeking asylum.

Statement World Refugee Day Opening Remarks 

WASHINGTON, DC - In commemoration of World Refugee Day, Rep. Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) will join Members of Congress, Minnesota State Rep. Ilhan Omar, refugees and faith leaders to talk about Congress’s bipartisan commitment to welcome and protect refugees.

Letter Marking World Refugee Day, FCNL Urges Increased Refugee Resettlement 

FCNL joined over 30 organizations throughout the month of June, urging members of Congress every day to call for the administration to value refugees and their contributions to U.S. communities.

Letter Interfaith Immigration Coalition Urges Members to Vote No on House Immigration Bills 

Members of the Interfaith Immigration Coalition, which FCNL co-chairs, sent this letter to the House urging them to reject both immigration bills being considered this week.

FCNL Joins Hundreds of Organizations Calling on Congress to Reduce Funding for ICE, CBP, and a Border Wall 

FCNL recently signed on to two letters asking congressional leaders and appropriators to decrease funding for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the creation of a border wall in FY 2019 appropriations.

Minute of Concern for Central American Refugees Held in Detention Centers in the U.S. 

We want to express our concern for the thousands of women, children and young adults from Central America, who have entered the United States to find safety and peace.

San Antonio Friends Meeting Minute Separating Children from Families 

Minute passed by San Antonio Friends Meeting (TX) on the Separation of Children from their Families at the Border

Action Alert Three Ways Congress Can Protect Immigrant Families 

Many members of Congress are weighing in and urging the administration to end separating families, but more must join the chorus of opposition.

Advocacy Resource What Will You Do This World Refugee Day? 

World Refugee Day (June 20) is an important opportunity to raise awareness about the power of refugee resettlement. We call on members of Congress to push the administration to resettle at least 45,000 refugees this fiscal year, and set a goal of resettling 75,000 refugees next fiscal year (2019).

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