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Immigration & Sanctuary: A Workshop for Faith Leaders
November 12, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
The Lehigh Conference of Churches / Justice and Advocacy
Please join us for this introductory workshop on US immigration policies and practices, and an overview of what is involved in immigrant sanctuary. We welcome people of all faiths who want their congregations to take action and leadership in assisting vulnerable members of their community.
1:30 pm Registration, refreshments, resources
1:45 to 5:00 pm Program (English and Spanish)
• Immigration and Sanctuary in our Faith Traditions
• Overview of the US immigration system and policies, “sanctuary cities,” sanctuary congregations, street sanctuary; refugees and immigrants.
• What is involved in becoming a “Sanctuary Congregation”: An overview of legal and practical implications, and resources for beginning conversation within your congregation.
- This event is free, but pre-registration is requested, and donations will be accepted. Please pre-register here by November 9, and look for updates here prior to the event.
- Sponsored by the Justice and Advocacy Committee of The Lehigh Conference of Churches,
Grupo de Apoyo e Integración Hispanoamericano, and St. Luke’s Lutheran Church.