16 resolutions were found matching the query conditions.

Resolution Number Title Legislative Action Taken Abstract
2015-A154 Recognize the 75th Anniversary and Efforts of EMM Adopted The House of Bishops of 78th General Convention adopts a resolution recognizing the 75th anniversary of Episcopal Migration Ministries and its ministry to resettle refugees in partnership with a Church-wide network.
2015-D033 Support Human Rights and Refugee Relief in Central America Concurred as Amended The 78th General Convention adopts a resolution broadly condemning violence in Central America and supports a range of activities that promote civil peace, protect refugees, and end inhumane detention practices against women, children and other vulnerable persons.
2015-D079 Urge Church-Wide Assistance to Undocumented Persons Concurred as Amended The 78th General Convention urges dioceses and congregations to provide education and resources to help undocumented persons and families learn about their rights.
2012-B028 Reform Refugee Policy Concurred The 77th General Convention urges the U.S. Congress to reform the Refugee Act of 1980 to modernize the nation’s resettlement program.
2006-D042 On the Topic of Opposing the "Material Support" Provisions of the Patriot Act Rejected The 75th General Convention rejects a resolution on the material support provisions of the Patriot Act.
2006-D073 On the Topic of Asylum for Persecuted Lesbian and Gay People Rejected The 75th General Convention rejects a resolution on asylum for persecuted lesbian and gay people.
1997-C017 Support Asylum Rights of Women Fleeing Mutilation Concurred as Amended The 72nd General Convention supports the rights of women fleeing genital mutilation to be granted refugee status and asylum in the United States.
1997-D081 Develop Advocacy Agenda of Refugee Admissions and Asylum Concurred The 72nd General Convention charges the Episcopal Migration Ministries to develop an advocacy agenda for refugee admissions, asylum and access to essential services.
1994-D091 Deplore Practice of Forced Abortions and Sterilization in China Concurred As Amended The 71st General Convention expresses its condemnation of the practice of forced abortions and sterilization in the People's Republic of China and urges the U.S. government to consider all requests for political asylum by pregnant Chinese citizens and their families.
1988-B032 Request the ACC to Assist With the Settlement of Refugee Bishops and Clergy Concurred As Amended The 69th General Convention calls for steps to be taken for the employment, support, and maintenance of Anglican bishops, clergy, and lay workers who are forced by political or military circumstances to flee their dioceses in developing countries.
1988-C017 Support Efforts Toward Peace in Central America Concurred The 69th General Convention declares its backing of Central American presidents in their attempts at regional peace.
1985-B038 Support the Ministry of St. Michael's Chapel to Political Refugees Concurred As Amended The 68th General Convention opposes deportation of the Ramon Flores family and urges the U.S. government to grant political asylum to Salvadorans and Guatemalans.
1985-D018 Call for Granting Immigration Status to Central American War Refugees Concurred As Amended The 68th General Convention reaffirms the call for the U.S. to offer safe haven to Central Americans seeking temporary refuge in our nation from civil strife in their home countries.
1985-D113 Request Congress to Reform Immigration Legislation Concurred As Amended The 68th General Convention calls the Congress to enact immigration legislation that recognizes the human realities of undocumented people in this country and that provides asylum for those fleeing political repression.
1985-D125 Urge Government to Grant Departure Status to Guatemalan and Haitian Refugees Concurred As Amended The 68th General Convention urges the U.S. government to declare extended voluntary departure status for refugees from Haiti and Guatemala.
1982-D036 Honor the Legal Advisor for Migration Affairs of the PBFWR Concurred The 67th General Convention honors the work of the late John McDowell Corn, Legal Advisor for Migration Affairs for the Presiding Bishop's Fund for World Relief.
Resolution Number Title Legislative Action Taken Abstract