TAKE ACTION: Urge Your Governor to Declare Welcome to Refugees

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Calling friends of refugee resettlement in California, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawai’i, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Virginia, and Wisconsin! On September 26th, the White House issued an Executive Order (EO 13888) that could end the resettlement of refugees in your community. The EO is already creating chaos and confusion about where refugees can …

URGENT CALLS NEEDED TODAY: Tell Congress to Reject the Administration’s All-Time Low Refugee Cap & Urge State & Local Officials to Support Resettlement!

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Yesterday, reports surfaced that the administration intends to set the refugee admissions goal for next fiscal year at 18,000– the lowest level in U.S. history, and released a new executive order that permits state and local officials to block resettlement in their communities. Last year, the administration set an historically low refugee admissions goal at 30,000 – in the face …

URGENT ACTION: Stop President Trump from Ending Refugee Resettlement! Tell Congress New Record-Low Refugee Admissions Goal is Morally Unconscionable

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The Trump administration intends to set the refugee admissions goal for next fiscal year at 18,000– the lowest level in U.S. history, and released a new executive order that permits state and local officials to block resettlement in their communities. Last year, the administration set an historically low refugee admissions goal at 30,000 – in the face of the worst …

URGENT CALLS NEEDED TODAY: Tell Congress to Hold the Administration Accountable to Setting and Meeting a Robust Refugee Admissions Goal

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Right now, the administration is considering setting the refugee admissions goal for Fiscal Year 2020, and  some administration officials have proposed resettling zero refugees next year. This would decimate the bipartisan refugee resettlement program and follows FY19’s historically low goal of 30,000. The administration has already been dismantling the refugee resettlement program and is planning to grant authority to states …

TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress to Invest in Community Wholeness & Cut Funds for Deportation, Detention, and Border Militarization

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Right now, Congress is considering the level of funding for detention, deportation, and border militarization for next fiscal year (FY 2020). These funds are at the expense of investments in education, healthcare, and humanitarian assistance. Every dollar that fuels the machinery behind unjust detention, deportations, and a militarized border serves only to dismantle community wholeness and separate families. Congress has …

URGENT ACTION: Tell Your National, State, and Local Leaders to Reject New Discriminatory, Unlawful Attempt to Harm Refugees and Decimate the Resettlement Program

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Last week, reports surfaced that the Trump administration is preparing to release an executive order that would grant authority to states and localities to deny refugee resettlement in their communities. This discriminatory and unlawful policy, in addition to some administration officials proposing resettling zero refugees in 2020, is another systematic attempt of the administration to decimate the refugee resettlement program. …

URGENT: Tell the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Mississippi to Drop the Charges Against Maria Domingo Garcia and Reunite Maria With Her Breastfeeding Infant and Her Other Children

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On August 7th, Maria, a mother of 4-month-old Jacqueline, was arrested in a massive immigration raid at poultry plants in Mississippi, along with nearly 700 other immigrants. This was the largest single-state workplace immigration raid in our nation’s history. These cruel and inhumane raids actively separate families, including the family of Maria, who is breastfeeding her infant and caring for …

TAKE ACTION: Urge the Administration to Release Maria Domingo Garcia and Reunite Maria With Her Breastfeeding Infant and Her Other Children

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On August 7th, Maria, a mother of 4-month-old Jacqueline, was arrested in a massive immigration raid at poultry plants in Mississippi, along with nearly 700 other immigrants. This was the largest single-state workplace immigration raid in our nation’s history. These cruel and inhumane raids actively separate families, including the family of Maria, who is breastfeeding her infant and caring for …

ACTION ALERT: Tell Senators to Protect Immigrant Children and Asylum Seekers and Oppose the “Secure and Protect Act of 2019”

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Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee passed S.1494, the so-called “Secure and Protect Act of 2019” introduced by Senator Lindsey Graham, out of committee. This bill would eliminate protections for children and victims of human trafficking, dismantle the U.S. asylum system, and further reduce refugee admissions. Tell your Members of Congress to protect immigrant children, asylum seekers, and refugees by opposing …

URGENT: Stop the Administration from Banning Asylum Seekers and Families Seeking Protection

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On July 15th, this administration announced its plans to ban asylum seekers and those who seek safety at the U.S. southern border if they travel through another country en route to the United States. This asylum ban is cruel, unnecessary, and illegal. It has life or death consequences for families and individuals who are fleeing violence, desperation, and persecution. All …