TAKE ACTION: Urge Your Senators to Protect ALL Communities in COVID-19 Legislation

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Yesterday, the Senate released its initial COVID-19 related proposal, the HEALS Act. The legislation largely fails to prioritize Americans with few resources, Black, Indigenous, and other People of Color (BIPOC), and leaves out assistance for our immigrant and refugee neighbors. Crises test who we are as a nation – and we are stronger when we are united, extend compassion to …

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, …

TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress to Protect Asylum Seekers and Oppose Administration’s Attempt to End U.S. Asylum System

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On June 11th, the Trump administration released its newest, unlawful, and immoral proposed rule that would create insurmountable barriers for all asylum seekers and destroy the U.S. asylum system – already being systematically eviscerated in coordinated attacks. The proposed rule would ban all claims to asylum arising out of gender-based harm, harming countless women fleeing horrific violence; ban all claims …

TAKE ACTION: Urge Your Senators to Support Permanent Solutions for DACA Recipients and Immigrant Youth

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On June 18th, the Supreme Court ruled that President Trump’s attempt to end the successful Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was improper. This means that the DACA program stands for the time being, offering temporary reprieve for the 700,000 DACA recipients who have been awaiting court intervention, especially now in the midst of a global public health crisis. …

TAKE ACTION: Urge Congress to Stop Trump’s Expanded Immigration & Family Ban

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Yesterday, President Trump extended and expanded his executive order issued on April 22 banning many immigrants from the United States and prolonging family separation through December 31, 2020. This is yet another effort by the administration to push its anti-immigrant agenda, this time by exploiting a public health crisis. This executive order is immoral and diametrically opposed to family values, …

TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress to Protect and Release Immigrants in Detention and Restore Asylum Protections

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The COVID-19 crisis is testing our strength as a society. Across faith traditions, we believe that all people have inherent dignity and are deserving of basic human rights. However, in the midst of a growing global pandemic, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) continues to target and detain – and deport – immigrants, threatening the …