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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.


One Year On: Immigrant Families Still Looking for Solutions

As we each gather around the table this Thanksgiving, let us think about families who are gathering with continued uncertainty. Let us keep them in our hearts as we continue to urge Congress to discuss, debate, and enact fair and compassionate solutions for immigrant families who are part of our communities and this nation’s fabric.

Syrian Refugees: Oppose Anti-Refugee Bill

Senators will soon consider legislation, the American Securities Against Foreign Enemies Act, that would immediately halt the resettlement of Syrian refugees in the United States. Urge your senators to oppose this bill.

FCNL Urges Congress to Oppose Immigration Policy Riders in Appropriations

FCNL joined 45 national and local faith-based, advocacy, legal and immigrant rights organizations asking Congress to oppose any immigration policy riders in the FY2016 appropriations bills.

Paris, Beirut, and Syria

The temptation to react to violence with fear and more violence is strong. The recent terror attacks in Paris and Beirut are tragic and demand a response. But a response based on fear will not lead to security or peace. A response based on fear can lead to the sacrifice of the very freedoms we cherish.

Immigration Action: Protect Community Trust Policies

Ask your member of Congress to protect community trust policies and allow local police to do their jobs effectively.

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.

Our work on immigration policy depends on your support.


Meet Our Lobbyist

Hannah Graf Evans lobbies on immigration and civil rights issues.

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