Immigration & Rights Resources
Know Your Rights info for immigrants: https://www.aclu.org/know-your-rights/immigrants-rights/
Prosecutorial Discretion Packet – details about advocating for families
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals – details for Dreamers
Immigration Direct – U.S. Immigration & Citizenship form service
Resources for a Biblical Framework
Bible verses relating to immigration from World Relief, and a more comprehensive list from openbible.org.
Scriptures and video for a 40-day “I Was a Stranger…” challenge.
The God Who Sees: Immigrants, the Bible, and the Journey to Belong, Karen Gonzales (published August 2019)
Welcoming the Stranger: Justice, Compassion & Truth in the Immigration Debate (Matthew Soerens and Jenny Hwang)
The Future is Mestizo: Life Where Cultures Meet (Virgilio P. Elizondo)
Immigration and the Church
Christians at the Border: Immigration, the Church and the Bible (M. Daniel Carroll R.)
Responding to Immigration Concerns: Some Guidelines for Church Workers
Immigration Involvement Levels for Churches –ideas for how churches with varied convictions can engage immigration
Welcoming the Stranger – an 8-week curriculum series by the National Association of Evangelicals and World Relief
Strangers in the Land - curriculum series by Sojourners
Call your representative - use your voice to speak out against gun violence, against racist national speech and actions, and against ICE raids that target working families. Learn more about how to contact your reps and bills/reform you can join at faith-based groups including www.WorldRelief.org/refugees. Bottom of the page you can submit emails and/or look up your representative.
www.pray4reform.org – visit to learn about current legislation, or text “immigration” to 877877 to join the evangelical immigration reform effort and learn more.
www.evangelicalimmigrationtable.com – sign the evangelical statement of principles for immigration reform and learn more.
Sojourners – take the Matthew 25 pledge and learn more.