Immigration at the Cathedral

Over the past several months and continuing in the months and years to follow, the Cathedral is working to host and support different organizations who are working to care for the most vulnerable in society. More information about these efforts can be found below.

 
 

NEw York Justice For Our Neighbors

The Cathedral has partnered with the New York affiliate of Justice For Our Neighbors to provide free legal workshops and consultations for immigrants who have questions about their legal status. Your support can help make these Know Your Rights workshops and consultations a regular occurrence here at the Cathedral. To contribute to these efforts, contact pastor@stjohndivine.org or donate to the Cathedral noting “Pastoral Programs.”

 

New Sanctuary Coalition of New York City

The New Sanctuary Coalition of New York City is a network of congregations, organizations, and individuals, standing publicly in solidarity with families and communities resisting detention and deportation in order to stay together. For clergy and laity interested in learning how their churches can be as sanctuaries for immigrants, the Coalition is a good place to find information and resources.

 

Rural and Migrant Ministry

Since 1981, Rural & Migrant Ministry has been standing proudly with rural and migrant communities throughout New York to overcome prejudice and poverty by ghting for dignity and opportunity for all. Their efforts include the Justice for Farmworkers Campaign and they are actively supporting the Green Light NY Campaign. They provide opportunities to learn, volunteer, & give.

 

Episcopal migration ministries

Episcopal Migration Ministries is the refugee resettlement program of the Episcopal Church, and a living example of the Church’s commitment to aid the stranger in our midst. In 2016, EMM helped over 5,700 refugees from 35 countries build new lives in peace and security in 30 communities across the United States. EMM collaborates with local partner agencies in 27 Episcopal dioceses and 23 states to welcome those fleeing persecution.