September 8, 2017

DACA updates

General Minister and President Teresa (Terri) Hord Owens shared with the church and the public her thoughts about Trump’s decision to end the program known as DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). To read her comments, please click HERE.

Park Avenue Christian Church in New York City also released a brief statement on DACA. To read it, please click HERE.

DJAN (Disciples Justice Action Network) called the decision on DACA “racist” and urged activists to pray, get involved with local actions, and immediately contact their elected officials in Congress. To read more on this, please click HERE.

RIM (Refugee and Immigration Ministries) responded to the decision on DACA by helping to organize prophetic public witness in the nation’s Capitol. For pictures from these events, please click here. See below for photos.

For more information about the decision to end DACA and how to respond to this situation, please visit the RIM website. For up-to-the-minute updates on immigration policy, please follow Disciples Immigration Lawyer Tana Liu-Beers on Facebook.

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