URGENT: Take Action to Urge Governor Abbott to Reverse Cruel Decision to End Refugee Resettlement in Texas

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On Friday, January 10th, Governor Abbott announced his decision to end refugee resettlement in Texas this fiscal year, a cruel and immoral decision that shocks the conscience and is an absolute abdication of Texan values to welcome the most vulnerable. As a leader in the U.S. resettlement program, Texas has a longstanding history of welcoming refugees and helping them reunify …

TAKE ACTION: Join National Call-In Day on Wednesday, January 15th to Urge Congress to Protect Refugees and Support the GRACE Act

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The Trump administration has reduced the refugee resettlement program by 80% and set this year’s refugee admissions goal at 18,000 – the lowest level in U.S. history. Given that there are more than 25 million refugees worldwide — more than half of whom are children — the dismantling of the resettlement program shocks the conscience.  Join us Wednesday, January, 15th …

Join National Call-In Day (Tuesday, Dec. 17th) to Urge Congress to Protect Family Unit & Pass the #ReunitingFamiliesAct

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As the Trump administration escalates its attacks against immigrant and refugee families, we are reminded that the family unit is the foundation of our nation. Join us on Tuesday, December 17th for a national call-in day to urge Members of Congress to pass the “Reuniting Families Act,” which would strengthen family-based immigration, improve family reunification, and stop families from being torn …

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 80% and set this year’s refugee admissions goal at 18,000 – the …

TAKE ACTION: Urge Your Governor to Declare Welcome to Refugees

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Calling friends of refugee resettlement in California, Hawai’i, Louisiana, and Nevada! 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 be resettled, and it will lead to family separation for refugee families. Governors and local …

TODAY: Take Action to Protect Asylum Seekers and to #SaveAsylum

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The U.S. asylum system is under systemic evisceration. The Trump administration has blocked families and children seeking protection and instead is delivering them to life-threatening dangers – through the administration’s cruel “Remain in Mexico” (or Migration Protection Protocol) policy that unlawfully returns asylum seekers to Mexico while their case is adjudicated, turning away asylum seekers at the border, “metering” entry …

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 …