Action alert: April 5 week of action

Faith and immigrant leaders protest outside the White House, Feb. 17, 2014. Credit: Agnes Chen/MCC
Faith and immigrant leaders protest outside the White House, Feb. 17, 2014. Credit: Agnes Chen/MCC

Action: Join the effort of faith communities across the country the week of April 5th as we urge the Obama administration to end deportations. Click here for resources and to register your action.

Background: As we wait for the House of Representatives to take up immigration reform, approximately 1100 immigrants are deported from the U.S. each day. Many of those deported leave daughters and sons, mothers and fathers, and sisters and brothers behind. This is causing enormous emotional suffering and economic hardship in many of our communities.

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