A Quaker Lobby in the Public Interest
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.
There is no way to detain families "humanely" and we continue to urge the Administration to end this detrimental policy. Read why.
FCNL Executive Secretary Diane Randall joined over 400 faith leaders and leaders of faith-based organizations in calling on the United States to welcome Syrian refugees from all faith traditions.
FCNL joined 11 Christian Groups in Calling for the President to take action on Syria.
How are we called to welcome the stranger? In these times, with a record number of refugees around the world, welcoming the stranger is no longer just an ideal—it must be the reality that we practice.
FCNL statement on the moral imperative for the United States to welcome refugees
162 National and Local Organizations sent a sign-on letter to President Obama and the administration urging the United States to welcome refugees fleeing from the crisis in Syria.
Interfaith Immigration Coalition
FCNL is an active member of 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.