Closing the Citizenship Loophole for Adopted Children

March 31, 2021 ...

Walter Kim joined the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission with several other leaders to strongly urge Congress to pass a bipartisan bill —  The Adoptee Citizenship Act — to solve the innumerable problems faced by these adopted children. The Act will provide immediate citizenship to individuals already adopted by U.S. citizens.

Protecting Unaccompanied Children at the Border

March 22, 2021 ...

Walter Kim, president of the National Association of Evangelicals, joined with leaders from World Relief, the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, the National Latino Evangelical Coalition and various other evangelical institutions to implore President Biden to lead decisively and to ensure that our government respects both the dignity of unaccompanied children and its obligation to …

Reward Work, Support Families, Address Poverty

January 13, 2021 ...

NAE President Walter Kim and NAE Vice President Galen Carey joined other faith leaders in a letter to President-Elect Joe Biden to advocate for these refundable tax credits, which have been critical tools in the effort to reward work, support families, and lift millions of our fellow citizens out of poverty for decades. Both the …

Calling for Fair, Free and Safe Elections

November 5, 2020 ...

NAE President Walter Kim said, “As Christians, we believe in a just society that preserves the dignity and promotes the voice to its citizens. The disruptions of COVID-19 must be met with a vigorous effort to maintain the right to vote and ensure a free, fair, and fully participatory election.” Letter to Congress in May …

Protect Vulnerable Children Against Trafficking

August 24, 2020 ...

Walter Kim, president of the National Association of Evangelicals, joined with leaders from World Relief, International Justice Mission, World Vision U.S., Bethany Christian Services, the National Latino Evangelical Coalition and various other evangelical institutions to send a letter to Ivanka Trump, one of the administration’s most outspoken advocates for victims of human trafficking. The letter …

Remember Those in Prison During COVID-19

July 15, 2020 ...

Walter Kim, NAE president, joined with other leaders to urge Congress to pass the Safer Detention Action to protect the most vulnerable people behind bars and reduce the risks associated with COVID-19 outbreaks. Read the letter.

Dreamers Need Permanent Legal Protections

June 18, 2020 ...

NAE President Walter Kim joined with other members of the Evangelical Immigration Table in advocating Congress to permanently resolve the situation for Dreamers. “We are thankful that, for now, the Supreme Court decision will allow continued protection for Dreamers.  Immigration policy is complex, and some aspects may be controversial. But embracing the Dreamers who have …

Protecting Prisoners, Detainees and Guards from COVID-19

June 1, 2020 ...

A letter to congressional leadership on conditions for prisoners included proposals to: expand eligibility for compassionate release in the federal prison system; use digital programming; increase reentry funding; and discontinue penalizing second-chance entrepreneurs. The NAE also joined with the Evangelical Immigration Table and another group of immigrant advocates in writing the Department of Homeland Security …