TAKE ACTION: Urge Your U.S. Representative to Cosponsor Bipartisan Legislation that Facilitates Refugee and Immigrant Integration

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Refugees and immigrants are vital to the prosperity of our communities. However, many immigrants and refugees remain unable to fully contribute their talents to the workforce because of systemic barriers, including the lack of recognition of their international education and experience, outdated occupational and professional recredentialing processes, and insufficient access to meaningful workforce development and adult education services.  The underutilization …

TAKE ACTION: Tell Your Members of Congress to Hold the Administration Accountable for Immoral Medical Neglect and to Cut Funding for Immigrant Detention

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This week, a brave whistleblower revealed egregious medical neglect and abuse within the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Irwin County Detention Facility in Georgia. In addition to refusing to test people in detention for COVID-19, ICE performed an alarming amount of hysterectomies on immigrant women against their will. These disturbing reports are the latest form …

Take Action Now: Urge Congress to Hold the Administration Accountable to Resettling Refugees

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As part of an annual process required by law, the Trump administration is considering how many refugees can be resettled to the United States in Fiscal Year 2021. Last week, troubling new reports are indicating that the Trump administration is considering delaying setting the admissions goal and/or further cutting the admissions goal from the already historic low of 18,000. The …

TAKE ACTION: Join #FreeThemAll National Week of Action to Protect Our Immigrant Neighbors

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In the midst of a global pandemic, an outbreak of COVID-19 at immigration detention facilities is a continued threat. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) continues to target and detain immigrants, threatening the safety and health of immigrant communities.The well-documented unsanitary and unsafe conditions of ICE and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facilities have led …

TAKE ACTION: Tell Your Senators to Save the Postal Service (USPS)

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This year, in the midst of a pandemic, emergency funding is needed for the United States Postal Service (USPS) to continue serving the public. As an essential part of our national infrastructure and a vital component of the economy, USPS funding is critical for businesses struggling to stay open, for people to get their essential prescription medications, and for voters …

URGENT ACTION NEEDED TODAY: Tell Your Representative to Defund Immoral Anti-Asylum Policies and Cut Funding for Immigrant Detention

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We believe that all people have inherent dignity. As the COVID-19 crisis tests our strength as a society, the administration has systematically eviscerated asylum protections, and continues to target, detain, and deport and expel immigrants and asylum seekers. This threatens the safety and health of our communities, exacerbates the outbreaks in detention facilities that impacts those detained and staff, and …

TAKE ACTION: Tell Your Representative to Vote YES on the NO BAN Act on Wednesday, July 22nd!

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On Wednesday, July 22nd, the House of Representatives will vote on the National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants Act (NO BAN Act), which would end the harmful refugee, Muslim, African, and asylum bans put in place by this administration. This bill would also establish vital protections against future discriminatory bans. Your Representative needs to hear from you today – and tell …

ACTION ALERT: Urge Congress to Welcome Asylum Seekers and Restore Asylum Now

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We believe that all people have inherent dignity and are deserving of basic human rights. As the COVID-19 crisis tests our strength as a society, the administration has systematically eviscerated asylum protections, and continues to target, detain, and deport and expel immigrants and asylum seekers. This threatens the safety and health of our communities, exacerbates the outbreaks in facilities that …

Tell Your Representative to Protect Refugees and Support the NO BAN Act

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Today, June 26th, marks the two year anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold Trump’s xenophobic and racist refuge and Muslim ban. The expanded Muslim ban and African ban, issued on January 31, 2020, exacerbates the harm to communities and tears apart families. The National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants Act (NO BAN Act, H.R.2214) would end the harmful refugee, …