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 …

TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress to Protect Children, Demand Justice, Cut Funds for Deportation, Detention, and Border Militarization

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We are deeply saddened by the administration’s failure to uphold our moral and legal obligations to welcome people seeking safety. We weep and mourn the loss of yet another life while in immigration detention. The 16-year-old child, named Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez, died in Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Customs and Border Protection (CBP) custody on May 20th. This is …

TAKE ACTION: Join National Call-in Day on Thursday, May 9th and Tell Congress to Protect Refugees and Restore the Refugee Resettlement Program

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Join us on Thursday, May 9th to tell your Members of Congress to protect refugees and restore the refugee resettlement program! Hundreds of refugees and advocates will be in Washington, DC that day to share why they care about refugee resettlement – please make your voice heard so that all Members of Congress hear loud and clear that their constituents …

TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress to Protect Refugees and Cosponsor the GRACE Act

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The Trump administration has set this year’s refugee admissions goal at 30,000 – the lowest level in U.S. history. There are more than 25 million refugees worldwide — more than ever in our history. Congress must hold the administration accountable to rebuilding the U.S. refugee resettlement program and returning it to historic norms. It is more important than ever for …

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 …

TAKE ACTION TODAY: Tell Your Representatives to Join the Bipartisan Congressional Refugee Caucus

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Right now, your Representative is considering whether to join the 116th bipartisan Congressional Refugee Caucus, a critical opportunity to demonstrate support for the U.S. refugee resettlement program. As we face the largest refugee crisis in history with more than 25 million refugees worldwide, and as the administration dismantles U.S. resettlement, it is more important than ever for our national leaders …

TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress to Protect Refugees and Asylum Seekers

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From April 13th through April 28th, Members of Congress will be in their local offices. It is a critical time when Senators and Representatives need to hear that their constituents care about refugees. The Trump administration has dismantled the refugee resettlement program by 75% and set this year’s refugee admissions goal at 30,000 – the lowest level in U.S. history. …

TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress to Stand Against Hate and Protect Our Muslim, Refugee, and Asylum Seeking Neighbors

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The administration has repeatedly attacked refugees, asylum seekers, and our Muslim neighbors. Through a series of refugee, asylum, and Muslim bans, the administration has prolonged family separation, undermined our moral and legal obligations to the most vulnerable, and discriminated against people based of their faith or nationality. It is more important than ever for Members of Congress to hear that …