Immigration

Border Crisis

Border Crisis

News and Alerts:

Crisis at the Border: Which Way to Liberty?
United Methodist Women Action Alert

Border Visit Brings Immigration Crisis into Focus on umc.org
The United Methodist Committee on Relief and United Methodist Women sponsored a fact-finding trip to southern Texas. Photos by Mike Dubose at right.

Texas Nonprofit Becomes a Hub for Addressing the Border Crisis on faithandleadership.com
The Holding Institute, a National Mission Institution (which had focused on education) became an emergency shelter almost overnight.

Background:

United Methodist Women Protest Family Deportations on Capitol Hill
United Methodists were among 112 arrested during prophetic witness for immigration reform.  

United Methodist Women Supports Humanitarian Relief for Child Immigrants 
Some of the women and children crossing the border find relief through National Mission Institutions in the form of hygiene kits, clothing and more.

United Methodist Women drew attention by participating in the #NotOneMore demonstation in February as part of our ongoing advocacy for immigration reform and migrants' rights.

Posted or updated: 8/27/2014 11:00:00 PM
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