Resources on immigration and refugee issues

General Commission on Religion and Race
Welcoming Immigrants: A Moral, Gospel Imperative  http://www.gcorr.org/welcoming-immigrants-a-moral-gospel-imperative/
Learning from Strangers Joys and Challenges of Cross-Racial and Cross-Cultural Ministry in the United Methodist Church  http://www.gcorr.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Learning-from-Strangers2c-Local-Edition.pdf

General Board of Church and Society
Social Justice Agency of The United Methodist Church Stands With Immigrants and Refugees https://umc-gbcs.org/press-releases/social-justice-agency-of-the-united-methodist-church-stands-with-immigrants

Interfaith Immigration Coalition
The Interfaith Immigration Coalition (IIC) is a partnership of faith-based organizations committed to enacting fair and humane immigration reform that reflects our mandate to welcome the stranger and treat all human beings with dignity and respect. This link provides a list of toolkits of best practices on advocacy techniques to join the fight for compassionate immigration policies, including a toolkit for becoming a sanctuary church. http://www.interfaithimmigration.org/resources/toolkits/

 

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