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Immigration & Refugees

United Church of Santa Fe is committed to supporting Immigration and Refugee crises around the globe.

Some of the causes United Church of Santa Fe has supported:

  • Afghan Resettlement

  • Ukraine War

  • Southern Border Crisis

Interested? Please contact Avril Ekstrand (

The Immigration and Refugee Task Force meets to discuss plans of action and forms of support the church community can offer different situations.

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United We Run/Walk/Share/Love a Success!

Thanks to all who volunteered, organized, ran, walked, donated, cheered—United raised $5,105 to be divided amongst BookKids, the Santa Fe Watershed Association, and Immigration/Refugee Relief. Way to go, Team United!

Immigration Good News...

The Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) Classification Act is now law, helping protect immigrant youth in New Mexico. SIJ Status allows immigrant children/ youth (up to age 21) within the state who cannot reunify with one or both parents due to abuse, neglect, or abandonment to pursue lawful permanent residency. This law now aligns New Mexico state law with the SIJS federal statute

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