Disciples Immigration Legal Counsel is a part-time immigration attorney
serving the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) by providing:
|Representation for Pastors|
|Immigration Legal Consultations|
As the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) strives to be faithful to the gospel call and to meet the needs of sojourners who are already a part of our denomination, we often face difficult situations that require legal expertise in immigration matters. We seek to respond to the real human needs of our immigrant members, pastors, and congregations in ways that are helpful and responsible.
The Immigration Legal Counsel position, located in Disciples Home Missions, is funded by several General Ministries, Racial/Ethnic Ministries, Regions, and your Week of Compassion offerings.
Tana Liu-Beers joined Disciples Home Missions as Immigration Legal Counsel in July 2011. Prior to joining DHM, Tana was an immigration attorney and Equal Justice Works fellow at the North Carolina Justice Center’s Immigrants Legal Assistance Project, where she represented clients in immigration court and worked to combat the negative effects of increasing immigrant detentions. Tana has also represented migrant workers and trafficking victims at the Southern Poverty Law Center (Atlanta, GA), El Centro de los Derechos del Migrante (Zacatecas, Mexico), and the Farmworker Unit of Legal Aid of North Carolina (Raleigh, NC).
Tana is a graduate of Messiah College in Grantham, Pennsylvania and the University of North Carolina School of Law in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Tana lives in Durham, North Carolina with her husband and daughter.
LICENSED IN NC | PRACTICE LIMITED TO IMMIGRATION & NATURALIZATION