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Update Living in Limbo: Supreme Court Immigration Decision 

The Supreme Court’s failure to reach a conclusive decision de facto halts the implementation of common sense programs that could have provided temporary work permits and relief for families from deportation.

Press Release The Friends Committee on National Legislation Deplores the Supreme Court United States v. Texas Non-Decision, Calls for Congressional Action 

The Friends Committee on National Legislation stands in solidarity with millions of immigrant families left in excruciating limbo following the Supreme Court of the United States split 4-4 decision today.

Action Alert Five Ways to Love Thy Neighbor 

As a country, we need to move from slogans to action. Here are five steps we can all take to help Congress act to make #LoveThyNeighbor more than a hashtag.

Statement FCNL Applauds Introduction of Bipartisan Religious Freedom Bill 

This bipartisan Freedom of Religion Act would amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to prohibit denying admission to the United States based on an individual’s religion.

Statement FCNL Written Statement for House Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing on Immigration Policies 

The Friends Committee on National Legislation’s Statement for the Record as it pertains to the U.S. House of Representatives’ Judiciary Committee hearing, The Real Victims of a Reckless and Lawless Immigration Policy: Families and Survivors Speak Out on the Real Cost of This Administration’s Policies

Update Our Compassion Must Outweigh Our Fear 

As some leaders have seized upon the recent, tragic events in Brussels as an opportunity to sow fear and discord within American communities, we must call upon our elected officials to demonstrate compassionate leadership and show solidarity with all victims of terrorism around the world, Christian and Muslim alike.

Press Release 110 Members of Congress Call for an Increase in Refugee Funding 

On March 22, 2016, more than one hundred members of Congress joined a letter led by Reps. Juan Vargas, David Cicilline, Alcee Hastings, Ted Lieu, Bill Pascrell, and Adam Schiff to the House Appropriations Committee calling for an increase in funding for refugee assistance and resettlement programs in the FY2017 budget.

Statement FCNL Statement for the Record for House Judiciary Committee Markup of Anti-Refugee Bill 

Quakers are challenged to answer that of God in all people and therefore called to act with openness to all refugees, regardless of their country of origin or religion. FCNL calls on Congress to treat refugees with the same dignity and respect and urges the Committee to support the U.S. refugee resettlement program.

Letter Faith Organizations to Congress: Eliminate the Immigrant Detention Quota 

Twenty-five faith organizations call on congressional members of the Appropriations committees to end the immigrant detention quota which funds 34,000 spots in immigrant detention on a daily basis.

Letter 230+ Organizations Urge Congress to Oppose Anti-Refugee Legislation 

FCNL joined more than 230 faith, immigration, human rights, and advocacy groups in a letter to Congress opposing H.R. 4731, the Refugee Program Integrity Restoration Act of 2016.

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