The administration has proposed a new rule that would drastically remake the legal immigration system to favor wealthy and privileged immigrants. The rule would discriminate against people based on their age, disability, health, income level, credit score, English proficiency, and job history. It would hurt many families in our churches, including our pastors and seminary… Read more.
Legal Updates Archives
Disciples Immigration Legal Counsel provides timely updates on changes to immigration law and policies that impact Disciples congregations and families.
Open Letter to Disciples Immigration Legal Counsel Clients
No doubt you’ve heard the news about children being torn from their parents at the U.S. border. We are properly horrified by this situation, and we can join other Disciples to do something about it. Read more.
Dear Friends, It’s been quite a year, hasn’t it? Immigration has been in the news perhaps more than ever before. Read more.
On September 5, 2017, the Trump administration announced that DACA will end. Find information about this announcement and opportunities to support Dreamers at our updated DACA page. Read more.
Join us for these immigration events at General Assembly. Legal Counsel will be offering free consultations all week, so stop by the Exhibit Hall and say hi. Read more.
These videos make it easy to get the scoop on immigration. Read more.
The President’s January 25 executive order on interior immigration enforcement greatly expands the number of people who will be targeted for deportation and detention, including many Disciples. Read more.
In recent weeks we’ve received an outpouring of support and willingness to stand with our immigrant brothers and sisters. Thank you! The work is just beginning. With the new administration, policy changes may happen quickly. Read more.
What to expect in the first 100 days, resources for DACAmented youth and young adults, how to stand with immigrants in the days ahead Read more.