Research by Topic: immigration

American Baptist Home Mission Societies calls for U.S. accountability regarding migrant family separation

Published July 31, 2018

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 7/31/18)—Close to 3,000 children have been separated from their parents as a result of the cruel zero-tolerance immigration policy instituted by the U.S. government. In late June, following the mobilization of people of faith and their advocacy for social justice, a federal judge in California ordered a halt to most family […]

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ABHMS launches immigration-assistance initiative, pilot in partnership with ABCMNY

Published October 18, 2017

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 10/18/17)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) is pleased to announce its initiative to assist vulnerable immigrants who are currently subject to deportation, harassment and increased anxiety, as they seek to continue living their lives during rapidly changing and uncertain times in the United States. The pilot will launch in New York […]

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American Baptists share reasons for marching in D.C.

Published January 26, 2017

  Editor’s note: The American Baptists who attended this march did not do so as representatives of American Baptist Churches USA. American Baptists were among the estimated half million individuals of all ages, genders, races and ethnicities who participated Jan. 21 in the 2017 Women’s March on Washington, D.C. Many marchers carried handcrafted signs to […]

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