D089 (Equitable Access to General Convention for Non-Domestic Diocese Deputies)
House of Bishops Message #239
The House of Bishops informs the House of Deputies that on Jul 9, 2022 it considered resolution D089 (Equitable Access to General Convention for Non-Domestic Diocese Deputies). The house acted to:
Resolved, the House of Bishops concurring,
That the 80th General Convention of The Episcopal Church directs the Executive Council to find ways to assist deputies and alternates from non-domestic dioceses who are not citizens or eligible nationals of a Visa Waiver Program country obtain U.S. visas and subsidize the costs of obtaining visas for deputies and alternates to the General Convention to enter the United States.