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 …

URGENT: Tell Congress to Oppose the Immoral, Unconstitutional National Emergency that Fuels Militarized Border Communities

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The President has just declared a national emergency to circumvent Congress and the U.S. Constitution to expand a harmful and immoral border wall. The only crisis at our southern border is the humanitarian and moral crisis manufactured by this administration. The administration has separated children from their families, undermined child and asylum protections, and fueled the militarization of border communities. …

TAKE ACTION NOW: Urge Congress Protect All Dreamers, TPS Holders, and DED Recipients

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Join us in urging Congress to protect all dreamers, TPS holders and DED recipients by passing a permanent, legislative solution with a pathway to citizenship. On Wednesday, March 6th, the House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on the human impacts of terminating important programs like DACA, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designations, and Liberian Deferred Enforced Departure (DED), which were …

TAKE ACTION TODAY: Urge Congress and DHS to Protect South Sudanese TPS Holders

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March 31, 2019 is the deadline for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to determine whether to eliminate or extend and redesignate TPS for hundreds of South Sudanese currently in the US. Since South Sudan first received TPS protections, the country has continued to face ongoing violence, including pervasive sexual and gender-based violence used as a weapon of war. South …