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. EMM collaborates with local partner agencies in 27 Episcopal dioceses and 22 states to welcome those fleeing persecution.
The 1951 Refugee Convention establishing UNHCR spells out that a refugee is someone who “owing to a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group or political opinion, is outside the country of his nationality, and is unable to, or owing to such fear, is unwilling to avail himself of the protection of that country.
Includes links to immigration forms, laws and regulations and field office information. Formerly known as the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS).
A nonprofit organization that defends the rights of refugees, asylum seekers and displaced persons worldwide.
A coalition of U.S. non-governmental organizations focused on refugee protection.