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Take 5 for Advocacy -August 2021

“I always wondered why somebody doesn’t do something about that. Then I realized I was somebody.” ~ Lily Tomlin This week, join the chorus of voices urging an end to Title 42, an ineffective and discriminatory policy implemented by the Trump administration––and continuing under the Biden administration––that uses a misleading public health rationale to block and expel refugees and unaccompanied children. Take…

IWC Statement On Freeman Coliseum

The Interfaith Welcome Coalition, a broad, faith-based group dedicated to meeting the ever-changing needs of asylum seekers and at-risk immigrants is urging the Biden administration  to streamline the processing and release of children/unaccompanied minors who have crossed America’s southern border seeking safety and are currently being housed at the Freeman Coliseum.  “We are hearing very…

IWC chair featured in ‘Washington Post’ article on immigration policy changes

Interfaith Welcome Coalition chairperson Dan Klein was quoted in a recent Washington Post article titled “Texas family detention centers expected to transform into rapid-processing hubs.” The article reads: The Biden administration is preparing to convert its immigrant family detention centers in South Texas into Ellis Island-style rapid-processing hubs that will screen migrant parents and children…