Immigration Rights

Take Action on Immigration Justice!

Our friend and mentor Ravi Ragvir, Executive Director of the New Sanctuary Coalition was detained on January 11 by ICE. Please keep him and his family in your prayers. We also pray for the thousands of families being affected by the inhumane immigration laws of this country. There is more you can do to help.

Please sign this Petition 

1. CALL: 

  • NYC ICE FIELD OFFICE DIRECTOR: 212-238-4530
  • NYC ICE FIELD OFFICE: 212-264-4213 

  • ICE OFFICE OF POLICY: 202-732-4292 

You can use the following script: “Hi, my name is ___________, and I am calling to request that ICE release Ravi Ragbir, A Number: 044-248-862. Ravi was detained today in New York City. Ravi is a husband, father, and a cherished community leader, and we need him here in the United States. I respectfully ask you to release him from detention and grant him a new stay of removal. Thank you.”

 2. CALL YOUR LOCAL ELECTED OFFICIALS:
If you live in New York, call:

·        Senator Chuck Schumer: 212-486-4430 (NYC); 202-224-6542 (DC)

·        Senator Kirsten Gillibrand: 212-688-6262 (NYC); 202-224-4451 (DC)

If you live outside of New York, call your local representatives in Congress. Contact Information
Script: “Hello, my name is ___, and I calling about Ravi Ragbir, A Number: 044-248-862. Ravi was detained today in New York City. Ravi is a husband, father, and cherished community leader, and we need him here in the United States. I respectfully ask you to meet with DHS Secretary Nielsen and urge her to release Ravi from detention and grant him a new stay of removal. Thank you.”


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Become a Sanctuary Church!  Read more about Sanctuary here.

Help everyone understand immigration policies and immigrants' rights!

Download "know your rights" booklets in English and Spanish.

For the latest Immigration updates, visit the NY Immigration Task Force page!

The Northeastern Jurisdiction Immigration Task Force will have its first gathering on December 8 at the greater New Jersey Mission Center.

Since Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) was suspended, 800,000 dreamers are in limbo. We need a clean Dream ActGo to interfaithimmigration.org to sign a letter of support.

Visit the ITF facebook page.

For more information, contact Karina Feliz: karina.feliz@nyac-umc.com

 

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