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…

IWC Condemns Coercive ICE Action That Separates Families And Children During COVID-19 Pandemic

SAN ANTONIO (May 15, 2020)  – The Interfaith Welcome Coalition, a faith-based network dedicated to assisting asylum seekers, refugees and at-risk immigrants, today joined human rights and civil rights advocates demanding that federal immigration halt the renewed separation of children from their families in the midst of a global pandemic. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials…