Action Alert: Tell Your Members of Congress to Protect Refugees, Asylum Seekers, and Families Seeking Protection

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Currently, there are more than 68.5 million people displaced from their homes, worldwide. We are also facing the largest global refugee crisis in recorded history, with 25.4 million registered refugees searching for safety. Additionally, we are seeing unprecedented numbers of asylum seekers, with 3.1 million people awaiting asylum decisions. Refugee resettlement saves lives, encourages other countries to keep their doors …

URGENT: Tell Senators to Oppose Border Wall Package and Responsibly Reopen the Government Without Hurting Asylum Seekers

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Right now, the Senate is considering a harmful spending package that would further militarize border communities, turn asylum seekers back to harm, and reverse anti-trafficking protections. None of the policies in Trump’s proposal would provide permanent solutions for dreamers or individuals with Temporary Protected Status (TPS), who are facing threats of deportation since President Trump terminated DACA for 800,000 immigrant …

URGENT: Tell Congress to Responsibly Reopen the Government and Reject Increases for Detention, Deportations, and Border Militarization

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Today, January 24th, Congress is considering multiple proposals to end the partial government shutdown. It is critical that we urge all Members of Congress to responsibly reopen the government without endangering our immigrant neighbors or further militarizing border communities. As the longest shutdown in history enters its 34th day, the consequences of lost paychecks and slowed services are dire for millions …

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 …

URGENT: Tell Congress to Protect Refugees & Save the Resettlement Program

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January 27th marks two years of attacks by the administration against refugees and Muslims. During this time, we’ve seen firsthand the painful human impacts of negative administrative changes and the series of refugee and Muslim bans. They have also endangered our capacity as a nation to welcome refugees – a core tenet across faith traditions. Despite outcry from both Republicans …

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 …