Items Tagged "Immigration Reform"
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Social-justice agency commends president for ‘critical first step’
The United Methodist General Board of Church & Society sent a letter to President Obama commending him on his executive order extending deferred status to as many as 5 million undocumented immigrants. Read More
United Methodist message: ‘Suspend deportations’
During April 5-6 weekend of action, church members pray for immigrant families torn apart and call on President to act. Read More
Black caucus commits to increase advocacy
Mass incarceration, violence, voter rights and immigration reform are among issues raised for the group to address. Read More
Devastation of deportations must end, bishops declare in letter to President
Members of the United Methodist Immigration Task Force sent a letter to President Obama Feb. 25 stating the policy of mass deportations is “morally reprehensible and must end.” The letter follows an act of civil disobedience by 32 faith leaders who were arrested in front of the White House on Feb. 17. Undocumented... Read More
What is the United Methodist stance on immigration reform?
Read the church's statements on immigration-related issues. Read More
Why I chose to be arrested in D.C.
For Bill Mefford, the pray-in at the White House to halt deportations was to “cry out for the lives of those so easily crushed.” Read More
Call for Comprehensive Immigration Reform
We urge Congress to create legislation prioritizing family unity, student education, fair treatment of laborers, and a path to citizenship. Read More