URGENT: Tell Congress to Protect Families and Cut Funding for Detention, Deportations, and Border Militarization

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On December 13th, heart-wrenching reports surfaced that a 7-year-old girl from Guatemala, who had been taken into Border Patrol custody, had died of dehydration, exhaustion, and shock less than 48 hours after authorities at the border took her and her father into custody. All people have the right to seek a safe place to call home, and seeking asylum is protected within U.S. and international …

URGENT: Stop the Administration from Banning Asylum Seekers and Families Seeking Protection

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On November 9th, President Trump signed a proclamation that bans certain asylum seekers from seeking protection in the United States. This proclamation is cruel, unnecessary, and illegal. It has life or death consequences for families and individuals who are fleeing violence, desperation, and persecution. All people have the right to seek a safe place to call home, and seeking asylum is protected …

TAKE ACTION NOW: Top 5 Ways to Protect U.S. Refugee Resettlement

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TAKE ACTION NOW: Top 5 Ways to Protect U.S. Refugee Resettlement Stop President Trump from Dismantling Refugee Resettlement! Tell Congress a Refugee Admissions Goal of 30,000 Is Morally Inexcusable Background: The Trump administration has set the refugee admissions goal for next fiscal year at 30,000 – the lowest level in U.S. history. Last year, the administration set a historically low …

URGENT ACTION: Stop President Trump from Dismantling Refugee Resettlement! Tell Congress a Refugee Admissions Goal of 30,000 Is Morally Inexcusable

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The Trump administration has set the refugee admissions goal for next fiscal year at 30,000 – the lowest level in U.S. history. Last year, the administration set a historically low refugee admissions goal at 45,000 in FY 2018 – in the face of the worst refugee crisis in global history. For nearly four decades, the average refugee admissions goal has …

TAKE ACTION NOW: Critical Moment as the Administration Meets with Congress and Sets Refugee Admissions Goal

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Members of Congress and Administration officials are meeting this month to discuss the refugee admissions goal for FY 2019. By law, the administration must consult with Congress prior to setting the refugee admissions goal, which means Members of Congress can and must make their voices heard. US global leadership is at stake, as the future of the resettlement program hangs in …

URGENT CALLS NEEDED TODAY: Tell Congress to Hold the Administration Accountable to Setting and Meeting a Robust Refugee Admissions Goal

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Members of Congress and Administration officials are meeting TODAY, Monday October 1st at 5:00PM to discuss the refugee admissions goal for FY 2019. By law, the administration must consult with Congress prior to setting the refugee admissions goal, which means Members of Congress can and must make their voices heard. US global leadership is at stake, as the future of …

Take Action Now: Stop the Administration From Cutting Refugee Resettlement to Life-Threatening New Low

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Background: Right now, the Trump administration is trying to further dismantle the refugee resettlement program by setting the refugee admissions goal at a drastic new low of 25,000 for fiscal year 2019. This reduction would follow this year’s already historically low goal of 45,000. Currently, less than 20,000 refugees have been resettled so far as we approach the end of this …

TELL CONGRESS to Keep Families Together and and Reject Funding for Family Incarceration and Deportation

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Right now, Congress is considering millions of additional taxpayer dollars to expand family incarceration and deportation force to tear families and communities apart. On Wednesday (July 25th), the House Appropriations Committee will consider a proposal that would detain an unprecedented 44,000 people, expand the deportation force to tear families apart, and further militarize communities living along the southern U.S. border. …