Individuals in our congregations, communities, and our own families often need help navigating the complex U.S. immigration system. There are many ways churches can help.
Every day immigrants are being detained and deported. If someone you know has been detained, there are some things you can do to help.
Refugee & Immigration Ministries is the ministry of Disciples Home Missions that equips Disciples to respond to Jesus’ call to welcome the stranger through refugee resettlement and advocacy. Find an abundance of resources for churches on their website.
These recorded webinars equip Disciples to assist immigrants in their own congregations and communities.
Si su amigo o pariente ha sido arrestado o detenido, estos son unas cosas que se puede hacer para ayudar.
Cómo encontrar un abogado o representante acreditado de inmigración
CLINIC provides a detailed memo on the law against harboring as applied to sanctuary.
If you need legal help, make sure to protect yourself and get reliable help.
PC(USA) provides a guide for congregations to discern their own involvement in sanctuary.
American Friends Service Committee provides tools and inspiration to create safe spaces for all people.
This ACLU resource answers questions about harboring and sanctuary congregations.
Faith allies in many cities are organizing to stop raids and deportations. Contact Director of Refugee & Immigration Ministries Sharon Stanley-Rea for more information about how to do sanctuary and rapid response.