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Letter Refugee Crisis Highlights Need to Prevent Violent Conflict 

Human rights and humanitarian organizations call on the administration and Congress to focus efforts on preventing violent conflict in light of the global refugee crisis.

Update Conversations that Open Hearts and Minds 

Democracy happens in difficult conversations, when we open our hearts and minds to the possibility that the person who disagrees with us is not motivated by malice and we explore the tensions between our beliefs, that our society progresses.

Update FCNL Joins Refugee-Focused Roundtable at the U.N. 

On Wednesday, September 21, FCNL lobbyist for Human Rights and Civil Liberties Yasmine Taeb was invited to participate in a roundtable discussion hosted by the Mission of Finland to the United Nations on the role of religious actors and policymakers in the current global refugee crisis.

Update Refugee Crisis Underscores Need to Prevent Violent Conflict 

If President Obama and world leaders concerned about today’s refugee crisis truly hope to support those who have been forced to flee their homes, they must also commit to providing the necessary resources to prioritize the prevention of violent conflict.

FCNL in the News We Must Not Turn Our Backs on Refugees 

Yasmine Taeb acknowledged the "tough political climate," noting "the rise in anti-Muslim and anti-refugee rhetoric." But she urged world leaders not to "turn our backs on innocent women, men, and children fleeing violence and persecution."

Update Living Our Values to Protect Central American Refugees 

How can our work be informed by the biblical call to love thy neighbor as ourselves? The U.S. should be prioritizing protection over detention, deportation, and deterrence strategies for Central Americans seeking refuge.

Letter Over 135 Organizations Urge President Obama to Lead on Refugee Protection, Assistance, and Resettlement 

In advance of the September 20th U.S.-led Leaders’ Summit on Refugees, FCNL joined over 135 organizations and faith communities in urging President Obama to demonstrate global leadership by making bold new commitments to refugee protection, assistance, and solutions, including increased U.S. resettlement.

Advocacy Corps 2016-2017 

The 2016-2017 class of Advocacy Corps Organizers work with Congress on comprehensive, compassionate immigration reform.

Advocacy Resource Love Thy Neighbor 

No Exceptions

Our country is struggling with deep divisions. Amid the blame of and attack on those who are different - in political views, race, religion, country of origin, or sexual orientation - it becomes even more urgent to highlight the value we place in one another. FCNL's #LoveThyNeighbor (No Exceptions) campaign seeks to shift the narrative.

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.

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