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Compassionate Immigration Reform

We seek immigration policies that protect immigrants, their families and the communities to which they belong. We continue to press Congress for fair and compassionate proposals that mend our broken immigration system and create lasting positive solutions.

End Family Detention

There is no way to detain families "humanely" and we continue to urge the Administration to end this detrimental policy. Read why.


FCNL Written Statement for House Judiciary Committee Hearing on Central American Migration

FCNL's written statement for the record for the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, pertaining to its February 4 hearing: Another Surge of Illegal Immigrants along the Southwest Border: Is this the Obama Administration’s New Normal?

Leaders in the Faith Community Oppose New Round of Unjust ICE Raids

Leaders in the faith community, including heads of communion and faith-based organizations, write to President Obama expressing opposition to the current immoral and unjust ICE raids that especially target Central American mothers and children seeking protection.

FCNL Joins Hundreds of Organizations Calling for Temporary Protected Status for Northern Triangle Countries

Over 250 organizations call on the Administration to extend temporary protected status to Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala. The call comes in light of the dramatically escalating violence that has precipitated a humanitarian crisis of refugees fleeing the Northern Triangle countries.

Immigration Action: Stop the Raids

Ask the administration to cease and members of Congress to speak out against the policy of raiding homes of asylum seeking Central American children and adults who have been served final deportation orders.

45+ Organizations and FCNL: Protect Tax Credits for Low-Income Immigrants

Over 45 national and local faith-based, advocacy, legal and immigrant rights organizations, including FCNL, urged Congress to protect tax credits for low-income immigrant families.

Interfaith Immigration Coalition

FCNL is an active member of and co-chairs the Interfaith Immigration Coalition, which is a partnership of over 45 faith-based organizations committed to enacting just and humane immigration reform. Check out the resources and actions on

their website, or follow them at @interfaithimm on Twitter.

FCNL Statement of Legislative Policy

" The United States derives much of its strength and character from the many peoples who have built it. Our immigration policy must honor the human rights and due process rights of all persons, offer fair opportunities to enter or to remain in the country and pursue citizenship and adequately address the needs of communities affected by immigration.

Read more.

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Meet Our Lobbyist

Hannah Graf Evans lobbies on immigration and domestic policy issues.

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