Immigration

While Sisters Rally in Washington, Make a Call to Your Senators

Every day that goes by is another day that an immigrant family lives in fear of deportation or detention. This is wrong. Families belong together. This call goes to the heart of the issue. To support our immigrant friends we have to hold our Senators accountable. Your support in this effort can make a difference ahead of the debate on our nation’s moral priorities through the FY2020 Department of Homeland Security appropriation’s bill.

Faith Delegation to Honduras final report

Sr. Maria Orlandini, OSF was one of the delegation of 75 faith leaders who visited Honduras in March of this year. The trip was made to understand the root causes of migration, to witness in solidarity with the people of Honduras in their struggle for justice, and, upon returning to the United States, to work to effect needed U.S. policy changes. The group has published this final report of their findings.

FAN's Annual Award Benefit Celebrates 10 Years of Advocating for Justice

Interfaith Immigration Coalition

To celebrate ten years of advocating with the Franciscan family for justice on Capitol Hill and across the country, the Franciscan Action Network staff and board gathered at St. Francis Hall in Washington, D.C. with friends and partners on Thursday November 15th for the annual FAN award benefit. Founders of FAN and original staff were in attendance as the hall filled with Franciscans and Franciscan-hearted individuals who braved wintery weather to commemorate the organization’s founding and to honor several  immigration advocacy organizations.

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