Immigration Ministries

For I was a stranger and you invited me in. — Matthew 25:35

Through advocacy and direct support of refugees and immigrant communities, First Church seeks to embody God’s welcome in our church and in the wider community while fighting for justice for all God’s people.

At its 2017 annual meeting, First Church agreed to partner with other Boston-area groups to form the Cambridge Interfaith Sanctuary Coalition. The Coalitiln...

Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Coalition


Irish International Immigrant Center (Not just for Irish Immigrants- that's how they got...

The Department of Homeland Security recently issued a proposed rule changing the definition of what it means to be a “public charge.” These new rules could potentially impact the life and well-being of millions of immigrant families. Currently...

To address institutional racism, please call your state representative and Senator, and ask for abolishment of mandatory minimums in sentencing. Ask them to contact the Joint Committee dealing with this legislation. For more background on this...