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Statement FCNL Applauds Justice Department Phasing Out Private Prisons 

The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) applauds the Department of Justice (DOJ) announcement that it will phase out contracts with private prison corporations.

FCNL in the News Three Months After Its Introduction, We Need The Freedom Of Religion Act More Than Ever. 

Yasmine Taeb, the Legislative Representative for Human Rights & Civil Liberties at the Friends Committee on National Legislation joined the House delegation on stage.

Background The Possibilities 

We recognize that building peace and countering injustice require systemic change as well as personal change. This change requires us to be directly involved as constituents. It requires us to evaluate the candidates and vote for the people we believe are best qualified to lead our country and to govern fairly—even if those candidates don’t represent us on every issue.

Background Separate Policing from Immigration Enforcement 

As we focus on building more inclusive communities, we support local and federal policing reforms that seek to eliminate racial profiling and disproportionate targeting of communities of color.

Update Let's Talk About Fear 

We have fears about harm that could happen to us and harm that could happen to our loved ones. These fears cause us to do all kinds of things to protect ourselves and our property—including buying expensive security systems and fortifying ourselves with weapons.

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

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