A Quaker Lobby in the Public Interest
Prior to the August recess, the House introduced several bills that address immigration reform in small pieces, rather than through one comprehensive bill. FCNL is concerned by the enforcement and punitive measures proposed in many of the bills, particularly in the Strengthen and Fortify Enforcement (SAFE) Act.
From The Washington Newsletter
After years of half-starts, immigration reform is at the top of the congressional agenda. Comprehensive immigration reform has now passed the Senate, and it's moving to the House. Find out how compassionate, comprehensive immigration is a moral issue.
Interfaith Immigration Coalition
FCNL is an active member of the Interfaith Immigration Coalition, which is a partnership of faith-based organizations committed to enacting fair and humane immigration reform. Check out the useful resources, articles, and actions from their website.
Stories & Successes
New York Times
Simply increasing border security will not stop people from trying to come here so long as they have family members or employers who want them to come.
On January 2, the Obama Administration announced a new rule that would ease certain families threatened with separation because of immigration status.
When federal immigration enforcement is carried out by state and local law enforcement, communities are less safe. Read why.
FCNL Statement of Legislative Policy
" We believe that the world should move toward becoming a global community that safeguards the human rights and guarantees the economic opportunity of all people in their country of choice.
All those seeking to enter the United States or residing here should, without regard to immigration status, be treated with justice and equity."