URGENT: Tell Congress to Oppose New Muslim Ban Expansion and Protect Our Muslim and Refugee Neighbors

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Today, January 31st, the Trump administration announced the expansion of the Muslim ban, which will now suspend immigrant visas that can lead to permanent status in the United States for nationals of Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Burma, and Nigeria. It will also ban individuals from Sudan and Tanzania from obtaining “diversity visas,” which are provided to individuals from countries with low rates …

URGENT: Join Today’s National Call-in Day to Tell Congress to Stand Against Hate and Protect Our Muslim, Refugee, and Asylum Seeking Neighbors

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Background: Today, January 27th, we recognize the third anniversary of the first refugee and Muslim ban, as well as January 29th’s one-year anniversary of the “Migrant Protection Protocols” (MPP) policy that closes our doors to asylum seekers and wrongfully forces them to wait in dangerous conditions in Mexico. The administration has repeatedly attacked refugees, asylum seekers, and our Muslim neighbors, …

TAKE ACTION: Join #Faith4Asylum National Day of Prayer & Action on Wednesday, January 29th!

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January 29, 2020 marks one year since the U.S. government began implementing its harmful “Remain in Mexico,” (or Migration Protection Protocol) policy.  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 by unlawfully returning asylum seekers to Mexico while their case is adjudicated, …

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 …