Advocacy with Faith Leaders

  LIRS ELCA LSA USCA Letter_Final.pdf
LIRS spearheaded a letter urging elected officials to address long-overdue reforms to U.S. immigration policy and called for the timely passage of the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021. The letter was signed by 568 faith leaders across 50 states…
  LIRS ELCA LSA FY21 PD Letter.pdf
LIRS, Lutheran Services In America, and 243 leaders from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America urged President Trump and Secretary Pompeo to resettle at least 95,000 refugees in fiscal year 2021.
  NO BAN Act (Sign-on 03-09-2020 with signatures).pdf
LIRS worked with the ELCA to express their support for the NO BAN Act. In a letter sent to Members of Congress, 44 ELCA bishops stated their concern with the expansion of travel restrictions introduced by the Trump administration on Jan. 31…
  5.21.2020 COVID4 Letter with Signatures_Active links.pdf
LIRS, Lutheran Services in America and bishops from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America called on our leaders to protect vulnerable refugees and migrants through COVID-19 legislation. We believe immigrant families must be able to obt…

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