Safeguard Dreamers and all who seek safety in the U.S.

Urge Congress to protect Dreamers without harming refugee children.  AMMPARO

Republicans in the House of Representatives have signed a discharge petition to force a vote on proposals that might provide protection to young Americans without legal status, also known as Dreamers. It is possible that the final proposal would include policies that take away trafficking protections for children, make it harder for people seeking protection to find refuge in our country, and reduce the ability of families to be unified.

People of faith have continuously advocated for policies that would provide protection without harming other vulnerable communities. Take action so that Dreamers who are pastors, congregants, and vital leaders in ministries throughout the ELCA and other denominations are legally recognized as the citizens they have always been.

Please contact your Members of Congress and urge them to pass legislation to protect Dreamers. Here are three ways for you to take action:

  1. Send a message to your members of Congress below;
  2. Call the U.S Capitol switchboard at 202-224-3121 to reach your members of Congress on the phone; or
  3. Click here to print a template letter for you and your community to fill out and send to the ELCA Advocacy office in Washington, D.C. Our staff will then hand deliver your letter to Congressional offices on Capitol Hill.



  • Your Senators
  • Your Representative


Dear [Decision Maker],

[Your Name]
[Your Address]
[City, State ZIP]


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