Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service invites you to take part in our Stand for Welcome campaign. Take a stand with refugees and migrants as we advocate together for just and fair laws and policies. By joining the campaign, you will gain access to resources and tools that will help you stay informed, educate others, and receive timely calls to action. Sign up today!
Be an Advocate
- Stay Informed- Receive e-alerts to keep you updated on current legislation and issues affecting migrants and refugees.
- Act Now- Write to policy makers directly from your computer by visiting the LIRS Action Center.
- Access Advocacy Resources- Find information and resources related to key advocacy issues including family unity, humane enforcement, comprehensive immigration reform and state enforcement issues.
- Explore the the advocacy resources from the LIRS Be Not Afraid project.
Engage Your Community
- Prayers- Use these sample prayers for individual or congregational intercession.
- Prayer Vigil Guide- Plan a vigil to stand with migrants in your community.
- Mythbusters- Share the truth about migrants and refugees in the United States
- Stand for Welcome Sundays- We invite you and your congregations to dedicate a few intentional moments of your service or study time to increase awareness and connect people to action.
- Start a Postcard Campaign- Advocate for immigration reform by contacting members of Congress. Download and print post cards for family and friends to add their information to and personalize.