Two weeks ago, the Director of ICE ice said, “Our next challenge is going to be interior enforcement...We will be going after individuals who have gone through due process and who have received final orders of deportation." (See Washington Post article linked below)
The ELCA is not happy about this:
As you can see above and below, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America is concerned about this and is frantically trying to rally their troops.
Remember, all of these ELCA agencies, the seminary and organizations are funded by money given by ELCA members. Many of these members would disagree with their money being used this way.