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.
Legal Updates Archives
Disciples Immigration Legal Counsel provides timely updates on changes to immigration law and policies that impact Disciples congregations and families.
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.
There is plenty of misunderstanding about immigration to go around this election season. Get the facts from the American Immigration Council and sign up for the next Community Navigator Training: Getting Good Legal Help. Read more.
Community Navigators serve as resources to individuals facing immigration issues. They provide reliable information about the immigration system, help protect others from scams, and empower their communities. The first training webinar (in Spanish) is about how a community navigator can help his/her community and how to avoid the unauthorized practice of law. Read more.
Joint Statement by Refugee & Immigration Ministries, Disciples Immigration Legal Counsel, and Disciples Home Missions on 4-4 Tie Affirming Decision to Block DAPA and Expanded DACA. Read more.
Through both fiction and nonfiction, we can be witness to the powerful stories of individuals fleeing their home countries or trying to come to the U.S. Check out these favorite books that are relevant to current conversations about immigration and refugees. They may open your eyes, expand your heart, or even change your life. Enjoy! Read more.