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Reform Movement Urges Congregations to Protect Undocumented Immigrants Facing Deportation with New Resolution

For Immediate Release 
March 31, 2017

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Graham Roth
202-387-2800 | news@rac.org 

Press Release from the Religious Action Center

Reform Movement Urges Congregations to Protect Undocumented Immigrants Facing Deportation with New Resolution

Published: 03/31/2017

Reform Jewish Leader Opposes New DHS Policy Guidelines Expediting Deportation

For Immediate Release
February 22, 2017

Contact: Max Rosenblum
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Press Release from the Religious Action Center

WASHINGTON—In response to the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) new policy guidelines on the removal of undocumented immigrants, Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, issued the following statement:

Reform Jewish Leader Opposes New DHS Policy Guidelines Expediting Deportation

Published: 02/22/2017

Reform Jewish Leader Denounces Misguided Border Wall Plan

For Immediate Release
January 25, 2017

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Graham Roth
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Press Release from the Religious Action Center

Reform Jewish Leader Denounces Misguided Border Wall Plan

Published: 01/25/2017

Reform Jewish Leader Urges President to Protect DACA Applicants from Deportation

For Immediate Release
December 1, 2016

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Graham Roth
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Press Release from the Religious Action Center

Reform Jewish Leader Urges President to Protect DACA Applicants from Deportation

Published: 12/01/2016

Reform Movement Rejects Calls for New Limits on Syrian Refugees

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Rachel Landman
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Washington, D.C., November 17, 2015 – In response to calls for new limits on Syrian refugees in the wake of the recent attacks in Paris, Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, issued the following statement:

Reform Movement Rejects Calls for New Limits on Syrian Refugees

Fifth Circuit Court Decision on Immigration Executive Action Further Setback for Meaningful Reform

Barbara Weinstein: “Our immigration system is broken and, in the absence of movement on legislation in Congress, President Obama’s executive action presents the best means of addressing some of its shortcomings.”

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Adam Waters
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Fifth Circuit Court Decision on Immigration Executive Action Further Setback for Meaningful Reform

Published: 11/10/2015

Reform Movement Urges Even Greater US Response to Global Refugee Crisis

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Rachel Landman
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Washington, D.C., September 21, 2015 - In response to Secretary of State John Kerry’s announcement that the U.S. would increase the number of refugees admitted to 85,000 in 2016 and 100,000 in 2017, Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, issued the following statement:

Reform Movement Urges Even Greater US Response to Global Refugee Crisis

Reform Movement Urges House Members to Protect Immigration Reform

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Jonathan Edelman
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Reform Movement Urges House Members to Protect Immigration Reform

Published: 01/14/2015

Reform Jewish Movement Applauds New Protections for Undocumented Immigrants

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Jonathan Edelman
202-387-2800 | news@rac.org

Washington, D.C., November 20, 2014 — In response to President Obama's executive action providing new protections for nearly 5 million undocumented immigrants, Rachel Laser, Deputy Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, issued the following statement:
 

Reform Jewish Movement Applauds New Protections for Undocumented Immigrants

Published: 11/20/2014

Reform Rabbis Make Moral Calls to ICE to Stay Deportations

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Joy Friedman
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Reform Rabbis Make Moral Calls to ICE to Stay Deportations

Published: 10/08/2014