February 2017

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Read Spanish language version Welcome to the first edition of a new monthly e-newsletter from the MCC U.S. Washington Office focused on immigration issues! If you receive our immigration action alerts you will automatically receive this update each month.  In January, President Trump signed three executive orders related to immigration — one to increase border security, a second…

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Today, MCC U.S. joined 14 other Christian organizations in sending a briefing paper to all members of Congress and to the Trump administration. The paper urges Congress and the administration “to take actions which will enhance the prospects for peace, justice, and equality in Israel and Palestine, and refrain from actions that would harm those…

Read more Peace, justice and equality in Palestine and Israel

After months of speculation about a United Nations Security Council resolution on Israeli settlements, everyone assumed it was no longer in the works when the Security Council seemed to wrap up its work before Christmas. But suddenly, there was a flurry of activity and on Dec. 23, New Zealand, Malaysia, Senegal, Venezuela and Egypt sponsored…

Read more Israel’s status quo