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February 17, 2017
See and share the video and photos from the event HERE, using the hashtags #NoBanNoWallNoRaids, #SanctuaryRising and #GreaterAs1 FAIRFAX, VA – At a press conference and prayer vigil outside of an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) field office in Virginia earlier today, faith leaders and advocates denounced a recent ICE raid outside of a […]
February 6, 2017
Trump administration’s appeal of these court decisions denied over the weekend After Judge James L. Robart’s ruling on Friday restraining the enforcement of President Trump’s executive order that suspended refugee resettlement and banned certain nationalities from entering the United States, CWS commended these court decisions and announced that beginning today, CWS will resume welcoming refugees to the […]
February 1, 2017
Appeal code: 628-E Appeal amount: $1 million Situation On Friday January 27, U.S. President Trump signed an Executive Order suspending the admission of all refugees to the U.S. for 120 days; suspending resettlement of all Syrian refugees indefinitely; reducing the overall number of refugees to be admitted to the U.S. in FY 2017 from 110,000 […]
January 27, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, January 27, 2017 CONTACT: Wardah Khalid | email@example.com | 713.587.6342 After President Donald Trump’s announcement today to grind the U.S. refugee resettlement program to a halt; drastically reduce refugee admissions; ban refugees from Syria, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen and possibly other countries indefinitely; and narrowly preference religious minorities, Church […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, January 27, 2017 Contact: Wardah Khalid | firstname.lastname@example.org | 713.587.6342 2,000 Religious Leaders Send Letter to President Trump Opposing Anticipated Refugee Announcement Washington, D.C. – More than 2,000 religious leaders from across the country signed a letter to President Donald Trump in support of refugee resettlement in the United States and in […]