July 30, 2014
It was the end of the arctic summer when Charlie first showed me the cracks in the tundra. Charlie is a hunter in the Arctic Village of Alaska, a Gwich’in settlement so remote that it can only be reached by plane. I am a policy analyst for The Episcopal Church, and was visiting Charlie’s village to reconnect with the Gwich’in community, a native people with whom The Episcopal...
July 2, 2014
Immigration Advocacy Network Newsletter- July 2014
Humanitarian crisis at the southern border edition: background, updates, and resources
Look for an EPPN alert next week and more items to come as the situation at the border continues to evolve
Want to take action in support of refugees and...
June 25, 2014
TESTIMONY OF ALEXANDER D. BAUMGARTEN AND KATIE CONWAY ON BEHALF OF THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH
JUNE 25, 2014
We thank Representative Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, and Ranking Member Conyers for the opportunity to submit this testimony. Today we express our concern for the violence in Central America pushing tens of thousands of vulnerable immigrant children to...
June 4, 2014
Immigration Advocacy Network Newsletter- June 2014
President Obama delays the DHS review of immigration enforcement policies;
Congress heads home for June recess; National Refugee Advocacy week begins and the rise in unaccompanied immigrant children continues
Legislative and Administrative Updates
Immigration in the News
June 2, 2014
It’s almost summertime. This season evokes images of freedom, sunlight, and children running through sprinklers and biking through the neighborhood for a day at the pool. These coming months bring the promise of new experiences and friendships as children continue to learn and explore outside of the classroom. Summertime is an important period of learning and growth, yet many children do...