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Congress needs to hear that the Ignatian family supports a comprehensive approach to immigration policy that respects the human dignity of all people! Join ISN’s call for people to reflect, pray, educate and advocate during the week of September 22nd – 29th and host a mass or prayer service for immigration reform on Wednesday, September 25th.

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TAKE ACTION YOURSELF - MAKE A CALL TODAY!

  • The following message can be shared with your member of the U.S. House of Representatives:

    I am a constituent calling from [your city]. As a member of the Ignatian Solidarity Network (if appropriate also share other institutional ties – ie. student, faculty, graduate, parishioner, etc. of/at [your institution], I am calling to ask [Legislators Name] to support “humane” immigration reform that includes a path to citizenship, keeps families together, respects the rights of workers, protects vulnerable women and children, and provides young people with access to higher education. Can you please share this message for “humane” reform with [Legislators Name]?  — FIND YOUR REPRESENTATIVE’S PHONE #

The Ignatian Solidarity Network IMMIGRATION PLATFORM:

We stand with the US Catholic Bishops & US Jesuit Provincials in supporting immigration policies that:

  • Create an accessible pathway to citizenship for all 11 million people without documentation;
  • Support young people without documentation by enacting the DREAM Act;
  • Work to maintain family unity in all elements of the immigration system;
  • Protect the most vulnerable, especially refugees and asylum seekers;
  • Respect the rights of US and immigrant workers

JOIN US

Reflect & Pray

Gather your community of faith:

  • Join the Ignatian family in praying for families threatened by deportation and for wisdom for leaders in Congress
  • Host or intention a mass or prayer service on Wednesday, September 25th
  • Invite members of the campus/parish community (& beyond!) to join you in prayer

Educate

Elevate the conversation & help others learn about the issue:

  • Host a campus forum, round table, town hall, or panel about immigration reform
  • Find ways to include the voices of the marginalized including undocumented students, as well as parish and community members

Act & Advocate

Call for reform!

  • Meet with your reps in their local offices or Washington DC
  • Organize a postcard writing campaign (especially the week of September 25th). Click here to request copies of ISN’s Fall Call postcards
  • Write an op-ed or letter to the editor supporting humane CIR. Contact ISN for sample letters.

RESOURCES

Ignatian Family Advocacy Month 2013

Ricky Solano advocates for immigration reform during Ignatian Family Advocacy Month 2013

Liturgy Resources:  (Source: USCCB Justice for Immigrants)

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