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 …

TAKE ACTION: Join #FreeThemAll National Day of Action to Protect Our Immigrant Neighbors

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In the midst of a growing global pandemic, an outbreak of COVID-19 at immigration detention facilities is an imminent threat. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) continues to target and detain immigrants, threatening the safety and health of immigrant communities and exacerbating the threat of an outbreak in facilities.The well-documented unsanitary and unsafe conditions of …

ACTION ALERT: Tell Congress to Cosponsor Bipartisan Resolution Commemorating 40th Anniversary of the Refugee Resettlement Program and Honor Refugees on World Refugee Day on June 20th

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As we approach World Refugee Day on June 20th, now is the time to make your voices heard to tell your Members of Congress to stand in solidarity with refugees and support refugee resettlement. During this difficult time, crises test who we are as a nation. In recognition of the sacrifice, resilience, and contributions of refugees – including the hundreds …

URGENT: Call ICE and Your Members of Congress and Tell them To Stop the Deportation of Two Young Girls Seeking Asylum

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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is trying to deport two young girls seeking asylum, ages of 8 and 11. We need your help to hold ICE accountable. It is critical that the ICE Houston Field Office and your Members of Congress hear that their constituents don’t want to see these asylum seeking girls deported.  …

TAKE ACTION: Urge Your Senators to Support Refugee Communities in COVID-19 Legislation

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Right now, Members of Congress are considering another package of COVID-19-related legislation to support communities during this difficult time. While we are grateful for measures Congress has taken to address the crisis, there remain unique challenges that refugees face and many were left out of previous packages. Crises test who we are as a nation – and we are stronger …

TAKE ACTION: Urge Congress to Support Immigrant and Refugee Communities in Upcoming COVID-19 Legislation

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Right now, Members of Congress are considering another package of COVID-19-related legislation to support communities during this difficult time. While we are grateful for measures Congress has taken to address the crisis, there remain unique challenges that refugees and immigrants face and many were left out of previous packages. Crises test who we are as a nation – and we …

TAKE ACTION: Join #FreeThemAll National Day of Action on Wednesday, April 1st to Protect Our Immigrant Neighbors

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In the midst of a growing global pandemic, an outbreak of COVID-19 at immigration detention facilities is an imminent threat. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) continues to target and detain immigrants, threatening the safety and health of immigrant communities and exacerbating the threat of an outbreak in facilities.The well-documented unsanitary and unsafe conditions of …