Law & Advocacy

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  • SCI's Response to the State Department's Intention to Revoke Visas from Seafarers August 20, 2019 In response to its assessment that the MT Grace I was assisting the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) by transporting oil from Iran to Syria, the United States Department of State recently anno More...
  • USCG Commandant Visits SCI’s Houston Maritime Education Center by President & Executive Director David Rider July 3, 2019 Photos courtesy of USCG More...

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The Seamen’s Church Institute’s Advocacy for Seafarers by Douglas B. Stevenson, Esq. June 28, 2019

As he looks back on his 29 years of service as Director of SCI's Center for Seafarers’ Rights, Doug discusses some of the major advocacy issues addressed by the organization.

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SCI contributes to USCG's final rules on shore leave access for seafarers April 9, 2019

SCI contributes to USCG's final rules on shore leave access

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SCI's Center for Seafarers’ Rights evolves to meet the needs of mariners February 11, 2019

As SCI's Center for Seafarers’ Rights becomes the Mariner Advocacy Center, the change in title reflects its evolving scope

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Findings from the Seamen’s Church Institute’s (SCI) 2018 Shore Leave Survey published August 16, 2018

SCI presents findings from its 2018 Shore Leave Survey to the USCG.

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SCI celebrates long-standing association with ADM Charles Michel, USCG (ret.) July 11, 2018

As ADM Charles Michel retires after an illustrious career, we reflect both on his impact on seafarer well-being, and SCI's relationship with him over the years

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Seafarer Mental Health Roundtable March 20, 2018

SCI holds a Seafarer Mental Health Roundtable: read the article and official report

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America Has A Chance for Positive Change (updated) February 9, 2018

As Congress and President Trump seek to enact immigration reform this year, they also stand in a position to make some important decisions regarding seafarers.

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