Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity

Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, the Baháʼí faith and many others share a central commitment to the sacredness of every person.

Welcome the refugee.
Treat the stranger as your own.
Compassion knows no borders.
Love has no walls.

For more than twenty years, the Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity has been joining hands with people of faith to act on these core beliefs. We defend the humanity of the immigrant and fight for the rights of the incarcerated. Working at the intersection of spirituality and social movements, we mobilize congregations to take a stand on issues of social justice like immigration and mass incarceration… [read more]

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Report: Behind Closed Doors: Abuse & Retaliation Against Hunger Strikers in U.S. Immigration Detention Report: Behind Closed Doors: Abuse & Retaliation Against Hunger Strikers in U.S. Immigration Detention https://www.aclu.org/report/report-behind-closed-doors-abuse-retaliation-against-hunger-strikers-us-immigration-detention via @aclu

What would a humanitarian asylum process in this country look like? What would be your role to make this happen?
This week join the "Welcome with Dignity" campaign to make this vision into reality.
Review this week's action toolkit. https://welcomewithdignity.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/WWD-World-Refugee-Day-Toolkit-Week-1.pdf

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  • My Immigrant Family Separated by Deportation / A Prayer for Hugo
      By: Hulissa AguilarPrologue by: IM4HI Staff It is with heavy hearts that we share this prayer for Hugo and uplift the voice of Hulissa Aguilar. Despite tremendous efforts from his family and the local community, we were unable to prevent the deportation of Hugo, a member of the Interfaith Movement family. He leaves behind […]
  • We have T-shirts!
    Get a gorgeous t-shirt and support the needs of immigrants policy change that upholds equity  the leadership of those most impacted by incarceration in all its forms Donate $35 to IM4HI below and this gift is yours!  The IM4HI t-shirt has beautiful and original artwork by Bay Area artist Alex Rae Phelps, featuring our slogan “All People Are […]
  • Letter to the Jewish Caucus Concerning the VISION Act
    Op-Ed in the Jewish Journal by Rabbi Lynn GottliebBoard Chair of Interfaith Movement for Human IntegrityBerkeley, California Dear Assemblymembers Jesse Gabriel, Chair of the Jewish Caucus, and all members of the Jewish Caucus, Next week, the Members of the California Assembly will have the opportunity to vote on a vital piece of legislation called the VISION […]
  • East Bay Times: “My father paid his dues but he will be deported next month”
    “I am 15 years old and am facing the possibility of losing him permanently. … In 2005, when he was a young man, he had a drug conviction. He was one of the millions affected by the War on Drugs, which disproportionately incarcerated Black and Latinx people. …” Read the full article here. Hulissa Aguilar, […]
  • Our Vision for Immigration Reform in 2021
    Citizenship for Eleven Million.  That includes all eleven million, and is without exclusions of those who may have been deported and reentered, or those with past convictions or other bases of exclusion; but expresses values of family unity, belonging, and redemption. Community, not Cages.  Close immigration detention centers, both private and public, starting with the […]