“Locked in a Box” is an award winning short documentary that follows the stories of individuals held in the U.S. Immigration detention system and those who visit them. This short film – produced by Presbyterian Disaster Assistance – helps strip away the political rhetoric to see the human cost of detention.
To Breathe Free
To Breathe Free follows the 5-year journey of a Syrian family fleeing the war in Homs to the refugee camps in Jordan and starting a new life in Washington, D.C. where they were embraced by a PCUSA congregation.
The “We Choose Welcome Action Guide” invites Presbyterians to extend biblical hospitality and stand in solidarity with our refugee neighbors. It includes background, guidance, printable yard signs and other resources to help you and your congregation get started in welcoming refugees to our community.
Presbyterian Disaster Assistance Refugee Ministry is responsible for coordinating the PC(USA) humanitarian response to and advocacy on behalf of refugees, asylum seekers and other forced migrants. Download Refugee Ministry resources.
The Office of Immigration Issues provides general information about immigration law to all Presbyterian mid-councils, churches and entities. The office – established by action of the 216th General Assembly – provides legal advice and information to mid-councils and congregations regarding immigration issues.
Sign up for action alerts on issues related to refugees and immigration from the PC(USA)’s Office of Public Witness