Farm worker leaders and clergy arrested on Capitol Hill yesterday

United Farm Workers (UFW) Vice President Giev Kashkooli, Farmworker Justice President, Bruce Goldstein and NFWM Board Member, Rev. Dr. Sharon Stanley, Director, Refugee & Immigration Ministries, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) were among the more than 200 people arrested on Capitol Hill yesterday during the March for Immigrant Dignity and Respect. National Farm Worker Ministry […]

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Camino Americano: March and Concert for Immigrant Dignity and Respect!

Join our Executive Director, Rev. Lindsay C. Comstock and other farm worker leaders on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on October 8th for Camino Americano: March and Concert for Immigrant Dignity and Respect! When: Tuesday, October 8th from 12:30pm to 6:00pm Where: 10th Avenue at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Why: Every day […]

FAST Action for Immigration Reform

Join the Refugee & Immigration Ministries office of the Disciples Home Missions in their FAST ACTION for Immigration Reform, a 40-day prayer and fasting action from September 9th through October 18th. What: “FAST ACTION for Immigration Reform”: 40 days of prayer and fasting for just and compassionate immigration reform. When: September 9 – October 18, 2013. Where: Anywhere!   […]

October 5: National Day of Dignity and Respect

On October 5, 2013, join people of faith, labor leaders, civil rights groups, and immigrant communities and their allies for marches and rallies happening in over 40 cities – the main action taking place in Washington D.C.  Call for Congress to pass immigration reform this year! What: Marches and rallies in support of comprehensive immigration reform. When: […]

First CWS Global Summit on Immigration Reform

Join the Refugee & Immigration Ministries office of the Disciples Home Missions and many other faith leaders for the first Church World Service Global Summit for the first Church World Service Global Summit on Immigration Reform. This conference will focus on skill building, denomination strengthening, and state strategizing to increase the impact of faith communities on the immigration […]

UFW and PCUN leadership arrested for their courageous stand in support of CIR

National Farm Worker Ministry applauds Giev Kashkooli, Vice President of the United Farm Workers (UFW) and Ramon Ramirez, President of Northwest Treeplanters and Farmworkers United (PCUN), for their courageous stand in support of fair immigration reform. They joined more than thirty other labor, faith and immigrant rights leaders who were arrested August 1 on Capitol […]

Farm Worker Provisions in Senate Bill 744

Senate Bill 744,  The Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act, includes provisions that would specifically impact farm workers and their families. These components represent a detailed compromise that resulted from intense negotiations between agribusiness representatives and the United Farm Worker together with Senators Feinstein (D-Cal.), Bennet (D-Col.), Rubio (R-Fla.), and Hatch (R-Ut.).  Attached is a […]

Religious leaders write to oppose House Bill H.R. 1773: the Agricultural Guestworker Act

The agricultural labor provisions of the Senate Bill are the result of a compromise between the United Farm Workers and all of the nation’s major grower associations  representing both large and small farms. Both sides made concessions to reach the agreement.  However, Rep. Bob  Goodlatte, (R, Virginia)  the chair of the House Judiciary Committee, chose […]

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ACTION ALERT: Urge Your Senators to Oppose All of Chambliss’ Amendments

The National Farm Worker Ministry and its Youth and Young Adult Network call on our supporters to urge your Senators to oppose all of Chambliss’ amendments to the CIR bill S.744 Please read the Farmworker Justice and United Farm Workers‘ action alert below and then take action. ACTION ALERT: Urge Your Senators to Oppose All of Chambliss’ […]

Senate Judiciary Committee approves immigration reform legislation

On Tuesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved the immigration reform legislation officially known as the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act (S. 744) by more than a 2-to-1 margin. “We thank Senators from both parties, especially Sen. Diane Feinstein, who repeatedly led the push back against amendments aimed at making the path to […]

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