Immigration

Support Immigrant Families: Expand Deferred Action

Support Immigrant Families: Expand Deferred Action

We need YOU to call your member of Congress NOW! Tell Congress that you support President Obama using his authority to expand deferred action to immigrant families! Call 1-888-427-0530; use our sample script: Tell Congress: "My name is _______ and I'm from (City, State, Congregation, Community). As... read more»

Posted by Emma Escobar on December 02, 2014

Call on President Obama to Stop Deportations!

Today, in a massive act of civil disobedience at the White House, faith leaders and immigrant rights activists, including Rev. Linda Jaramillo, UCC Executive Minister for Justice and Witness Ministries, will risk arrest to demand that President Barack Obama end his inhumane immigration enforcement policies. In February, 30 faith leaders were... read more»

Posted by General Board of Church and Society on July 31, 2014

A Call for House Leadership: Pass Just & Humane Immigration Reform

TODAY, we need YOU to call Rep. Eric Cantor and Speaker John Boehner and urge them to provide solutions to our broken immigration system now! Call 1-888-427-0530 and use our sample script: Hi, my name is _________ and as a United Methodist, I am outraged that the House has... read more»

Posted by Bill Mefford on June 12, 2014

TAKE ACTION: 1100 Calls to President Obama - End Deportations

Bishops Julius Trimble and Minerva Carcano praying outside the White House on President's Day. (Photo credit: Marti Mefford)  The United Methodist Church affirms the worth, dignity, and inherent value and rights of all persons regardless of their nationality or legal status. The Obama Administration is nearing two million... read more»

Posted by Bill Mefford on February 18, 2014

Principled Leadership on President’s Day

Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño being arrested on February 17, 2014 in immigration and deportation protest. On President's Day we are meant to celebrate Presidential leadership in a country with an historic commitment to justice. Yet on this President's Day, millions of families have been left to carry the... read more»

Posted by Michelle Whittaker on February 17, 2014

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