El Paso: Border Interfaith call for a humane immigration policy


For more than 30 years, EPISO (1980) and Border Interfaith (2003) have asked elected officials at the local, state and national levels to endorse our Human Development Agenda. This agenda is multi-issue, including balanced economic development, infrastructure and education issues, as well as comprehensive immigration reform. While the Trump administration halted the practice of separating families June 20, children are still separated from their parents and asylum-seekers are turned away at the border. As faith-based institutions representing Roman Catholic, Protestant and Jewish communities, we stand united in our social justice traditions of the “care of the stranger.”

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