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 …

Time is Now: Save the Life-saving Refugee Resettlement Program

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Background: Heading into FY20, the future of the life-saving refugee resettlement program is at risk. The past two years the Trump administration has cut the resettlement program by an alarming 75%, setting the refugee admissions goal for this fiscal year (FY 2019) at 30,000 – the lowest in U.S. history. (The average goal for nearly the last four decades was …

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 …

TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress to Protect Refugees and Restore the Refugee Resettlement Program

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Join us to tell your Members of Congress to protect refugees and restore the refugee resettlement program! Please make your voice heard so that all Members of Congress hear loud and clear that their constituents care about refugees. The Trump administration has reduced the refugee resettlement program by 75% and set this year’s refugee admissions goal at 30,000 – the …

TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress to Protect Children and Asylum Seekers

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As this administration is turning away families seeking protection and detaining children in inhumane conditions, people of faith must make our voices heard. All people have the right to seek a safe place to call home. We urge Congress to stop the administration’s attacks against asylum seekers and do everything in their power to see that unaccompanied children and asylum …

Today is World Refugee Day! Join the National Call-in Day and Tell Congress to Support Refugees!

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Join us today, World Refugee Day, to tell your Members of Congress to protect refugees. In recognition of the sacrifice, resilience and contributions of refugees, we must hold Congress and the administration accountable to welcoming people seeking safety. Make your voice heard so that all Members of Congress hear loud and clear that their constituents care about refugees, asylum seekers, …

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

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On June 20th – World Refugee Day of all days – the Senate Judiciary Committee will mark up S.1494, the so-called “Secure and Protect Act of 2019” introduced by Senator Lindsey Graham. 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 …

TAKE ACTION: Tell Your Representative to Pass the American Dream & Promise Act and Protect Dreamers, TPS Holders, and DED Recipients

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On Tuesday, June 4th, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on the American Dream and Promise Act, which would provide a permanent, legislative solution for our immigrant neighbors. This legislation would provide a pathway to citizenship for certain dreamers, individuals with Temporary Protected Status (TPS), and Liberian Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) holders. It is critical that we make our voices heard …