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 responded with the following:
As you can see above and below, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America seems to be taking issue with people who were given deportation orders actually being deported.
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.