Church World Service works alongside our supporters to make sure Congress and the White House do what’s right. Without you, real change isn’t possible. Through your calls to action, we make a difference for those who need it most and ensure we live up to our promise as a nation.
Please reach out to our Office Director, Megan Shepard to learn more about our work and learn how you can join in on refugee and immigrant advocacy work in the Triad area.
ACTION ALERT: Urge Virginia Policymakers to Support English Language Learners and Pass Licensure Reform for Internationally Trained Nurses
We are a country with a proud legacy of refugees and immigrants who helped found this nation, and we recognize the valuable contributions they bring to Virginia’s communities and the economy. Refugees are vital to the continuing prosperity of our state – they pay taxes, help grow our economy, and bring unique skill sets, experiences, and insights. Your voice matters. …
TAKE ACTION: Tell Our National Leaders to Welcome People Seeking Protection and Reject Dangerous and Immoral Anti-Asylum Policies
On January 5, 2023, President Biden announced a series of changes to U.S. asylum and border policy with wide-ranging implications for people seeking safety and refuge in the United States. The Biden administration is wrongfully expanding its use of Title 42 to expel people seeking asylum from Cuba, Haiti, and Nicaragua and is harmfully continuing its expanded use of Title …
Take Action: Urge Members of Congress to Become Original Cosponsors of the Refugee Protection Act of 2022
Today, we are facing the worst refugee crisis in recorded history with 100 million displaced people in the world, including more than 32.5 million refugees. Resettlement is the last resort for all refugees, and here in the United States, refugee resettlement is a longstanding, life-saving American tradition that welcomes the most vulnerable refugees who bring their innovative skills, diverse cultures, …
Refugee Council USA
RCUSA promotes efforts to protect and welcome refugees, asylees, asylum-seekers, and other forcibly displaced populations.
RCUSA is a diverse coalition advocating for just and humane laws and policies, and the promotion of dialogue and communication among government, civil society, and those who need protection and welcome.