On February 4, the American Anglican Council's Anglican Legal Society partnered with Anglican Immigrant Ministries to bring a high level overview of US Immigration Law and Policy in a brief tutorial designed for lawyers or those interested in immigration law. Anglican Immigrant Ministries wants to help lawyers take on pro bono cases within the ACNA legal aid clinics or to do research or be available for consultation. The Revs. Robert “Rusty” DeMoss and Jeff Weber, both lawyers specializing in immigration legal aid and on the board of Anglican Immigrant Ministries, present this important information for serving the immigrants within our churches and in our communities. 

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The Rev. Robert L. DeMoss II practices exclusively immigration law with Seyfarth Shaw LLP in Atlanta. He is an ordained ACNA priest and assists at Christ Church of Atlanta as well. “Rusty” is Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Florida Bar. He is featured in Who’s Who Legal: Corporate Immigration and serves in national liaison with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services for the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Fr. Rusty is on the Board of Anglican Immigrant Ministries, part of the Matthew 25 initiative of the ACNA, which serves to guide, connect and equip ACNA congregations for immigrant ministry, especially immigration legal aid clinics. He also serves as Chancellor for the Anglican Diocese of the South.

The Rev. Jeff Weber is an ordained Anglican Priest with a passion for helping the church connect and reach the global diaspora community.  In addition to his work as a Priest, he is the founder and lead attorney for the Wilberforce Center for Justice and Human Rights, which serves asylum seekers, refugees and immigrants as well as  providing workshops to assist the local church in reaching the world at their doorstep. Jeff has trained church planters and small group leaders in such countries as Russia, Ukraine, Mexico and North Africa. He holds degrees in biblical studies from Columbia International University, a Law Degree from USC, a Master of Divinity from Reformed Theological Seminary, and he is currently completing his doctrinal work in Contextual Theology at Northern Seminary. He lives in Greensboro, North Carolina with his  wife Leigh Ann and has 5 children and 15 grandchildren.

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