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 …

URGENT CALLS NEEDED TODAY: Tell Congress to Reject the Administration’s All-Time Low Refugee Cap & Urge State & Local Officials to Support Resettlement!

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Yesterday, reports surfaced that the administration intends to set the refugee admissions goal for next fiscal year at 18,000– the lowest level in U.S. history, and released a new executive order that permits state and local officials to block resettlement in their communities. Last year, the administration set an historically low refugee admissions goal at 30,000 – in the face …

URGENT ACTION: Stop President Trump from Ending Refugee Resettlement! Tell Congress New Record-Low Refugee Admissions Goal is Morally Unconscionable

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The Trump administration intends to set the refugee admissions goal for next fiscal year at 18,000– the lowest level in U.S. history, and released a new executive order that permits state and local officials to block resettlement in their communities. Last year, the administration set an historically low refugee admissions goal at 30,000 – in the face of the worst …

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

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Right now, the administration is considering setting the refugee admissions goal for Fiscal Year 2020, and  some administration officials have proposed resettling zero refugees next year. This would decimate the bipartisan refugee resettlement program and follows FY19’s historically low goal of 30,000. The administration has already been dismantling the refugee resettlement program and is planning to grant authority to states …

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 …

URGENT ACTION: Tell Your National, State, and Local Leaders to Reject New Discriminatory, Unlawful Attempt to Harm Refugees and Decimate the Resettlement Program

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Last week, reports surfaced that the Trump administration is preparing to release an executive order that would grant authority to states and localities to deny refugee resettlement in their communities. This discriminatory and unlawful policy, in addition to some administration officials proposing resettling zero refugees in 2020, is another systematic attempt of the administration to decimate the refugee resettlement program. …