Faith Groups and Advocates Will Demand President Biden Reverse Course on Asylum Ban and Enact Humane Solutions
2/23/2023, 2:21 p.m.
The #WelcomeWithDignity campaign and the Interfaith Immigration Coalition will hold a rally outside of the White House TODAY at noon EST in protest of the Biden administration’s asylum ban. Faith groups and human rights organizations will call on the administration to reverse course and implement humane, practical solutions instead.
WHAT: Rally at the White House for Asylum Rights
WHEN: Thursday, February 23, 2023 at NOON EST
WHERE: Lafayette Square Park in front of the White House - register here
Interfaith Immigration Coalition
Welcome With Dignity campaign
NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice
Haddy Gasama, National Director of Policy and Advocacy, UndocuBlack Network
Rabbi Sarah Bassin, Director of Clergy and Congregations, HIAS
Ronnate Asirwatham, Director of Government Relations, NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice
Kate Clark, Esq., Senior Director of Immigration Services, Jewish Family Service of San Diego (operator of the SD Rapid Response Network Migrant Shelter Services)
Sandy Sorensen, Director United Church of Christ Washington Office
The Interfaith Immigration Coalition is made up of over 55 national, faith-based organizations brought together across many theological traditions with a common call to seek just policies that lift up the God-given dignity of every individual. In partnership, we work to protect the rights, dignity, and safety of all refugees and migrants. Follow us on Twitter @interfaithimm
The #WelcomeWithDignity Campaign for asylum rights is composed of more than 100 organizations committed to transforming the way the United States receives and protects people forced to flee their homes to ensure they are treated humanely and fairly. To learn more and join our campaign visit: welcomewithdignity.org
With over 122,000 lifetime Latino, immigrant, and working-class members across 46 US states, CASA is the foremost immigrant organization in the mid-Atlantic region and a national leader in supporting immigrant families and ensuring that all individuals have the core support necessary for full participation in society. Now a national immigrant powerhouse, CASA creates change with its powerbuilding model blending human services, community organizing, and advocacy in order to serve the full spectrum of the needs, dreams, and aspirations of members. Visit us at www.wearecasa.org and follow us on Twitter at @CASAforall.