Trump’s refugee limit ‘runs counter to the reality’ of crisis, Episcopal Migration Ministries says

[Episcopal News Service] Episcopal Migration Ministries’ director released a statement Sept. 28 saying the Trump administration’s reduced cap on admitting refugees runs “counter to the reality of an ever-growing worldwide crisis.” “We are thankful, however, that we are now one step closer to fully resuming a program of welcoming refugees to the safety and hope […]

El límite de refugiados impuesto por Trump va ‘en contra de la realidad’ de la crisis, dice el Ministerio Episcopal de Migración

[Episcopal News Service] El director del Ministerio Episcopal de Migración [EMM por su sigla en inglés] publicó un comunicado el 28 de septiembre en el que dice que el límite en la admisión de refugiados impuesto por el gobierno de Trump va “en contra de la realidad de una creciente crisis mundial”. “Estamos agradecidos, sin embargo, […]

Religious leaders file Supreme Court brief against Trump travel ban

[Diocese of Washington] Six Episcopal bishops and a wide-ranging group of other Christian, Jewish, Muslim, and Sikh leaders filed an amicus brief this week in the Supreme Court case challenging President Trump’s Executive Order No. 13780, known as the travel ban. The executive order, which the faith leaders claim discriminates against Muslims on the basis of […]

Episcopal Migration Ministries’ director responds to travel ban’s ‘relationship’ stipulation

[Episcopal Migration Ministries] The Rev. E. Mark Stevenson, director of Episcopal Migration Ministries, issued the following statement June 30 in response to the “relationship” stipulation in the Trump administration’s executive order banning the entry of foreign nationals.  A Response to the Administration’s Decision on Relationships The Reverend Canon E. Mark Stevenson Director, Episcopal Migration Ministries Earlier […]

El director del Ministerio Episcopal de Migración responde a la definición de ‘relación’ en las restricciones de viajes

[Ministerio Episcopal de Migración] El Rdo. E. Mark Stevenson, director del Ministerio Episcopal de Migración, emitió la siguiente declaración el 30 de junio en respuesta a la definición de “relación” en el decreto ejecutivo del gobierno de Trump que impide el ingreso al país de [ciertos] ciudadanos extranjeros. Una respuesta a la decisión del gobierno sobre […]

A statement from the Rev. E. Mark Stevenson, director of Episcopal Migration Ministries

[Episcopal Migration Ministries] The director of Episcopal Migration Ministries, the Rev. E. Mark Stevenson, issued the following statement on June 26.  A Statement from The Reverend Canon E. Mark Stevenson Director, Episcopal Migration Ministries 26 June 2017 We learned this morning that the Supreme Court has decided to allow portions of the president’s executive order(s) […]

La politique d’immigration de Donald Trump force l’Église épiscopale à réduire son réseau de réinstallation des réfugiés

Une démarche « stratégique » destinée à préserver la solidité d’Episcopal Migration Ministries, selon son directeur

[Episcopal News Service] En 2018, L’Episcopal Migration Ministries (EMM) va diviser par six son réseau de trente-et-un membres affiliés en raison de l’évolution de la politique des États-Unis qui va diminuer de plus de la moitié le nombre de réfugiés se réinstallant dans le pays chaque année. Ces affiliés et les diocèses de l’Église épiscopale dans lesquels ils […]

Trump’s immigration policies force reduction of Episcopal Church’s refugee resettlement network

‘Strategic’ move will keep Episcopal Migration Ministries strong, director says

[Episcopal News Service] Episcopal Migration Ministries will reduce the size of its 31-member affiliate network by six in 2018 because of changing U.S. policy that will reduce the number of refugees to be resettled in this country annually by more than half. The affiliates, and the Episcopal dioceses in which they are located, are: Refugee One […]

Episcopal Migration Ministries to reduce network size

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] As a result of changing U.S. policy that lowers the number of refugees to be resettled in this country annually by more than half, Episcopal Migration Ministries will be reducing the size of its affiliate network by six sites in the next fiscal year. Currently, the Episcopal […]

Políticas migratorias de Trump imponen reducción a la red de reasentamiento de refugiados de la Iglesia Episcopal

La movida ‘estratégica’  mantendrá firme al Ministerio Episcopal de Migración, dice su director

[Episcopal News Service] El Ministerio episcopal de Migración (EMM por su sigla en inglés) suprimirá seis agencias de su red de filiales de 31 miembros en 2018 debido al cambio de política en EE.UU. que reducirá el número de refugiados a reasentarse en este país anualmente a más de la mitad. Las filiales y las diócesis episcopales donde […]