Last week, I had the honor of going to the We Belong Together Immigration Reform Summit in Washington, DC. The intent of this summit was to come together to plan and strategize how the We Belong Together community would organize to make immigration reform happen in 2014! From celebrating our victories to developing concrete plans [...]
Immigration Fairness for AllMomsRising’s Campaign to Protect Family Unity, Strengthen Communities and Ensure a Thriving Economy with the Contributions of Immigrant Families
As part of MomsRising’s mission to advocate for economic security for all families living in the United States, we have reached out to our million members and developed education campaigns to build public will for fair treatment of immigrant children, mothers and families. Our intent is to further a constructive national dialog on reforming our country’s immigration policies so that they reflect our values as a nation and allow for all families to contribute to our culture and economy.
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“I'm a mom and I support the DREAM Act because any hardworking student who grows up in the United States deserves to further their education and give back to society. This is a win‐win situation for everyone: the students, the universities, the communities, employers, the economy, and society! It’s time to do what’s right for these students. The consequences of doing nothing are devastating to everyone.” -TammyWomen Blogging on Immigration
“I am the daughter of a Mexican immigrant who was born in the USA. I have friends and family members who are bright high school students yet they feel they should not care about their future because of being undocumented. I think this is a great loss to the USA.” -Maria
Strengthening Our Culture, Communities and Economy With the Contributions of Immigrant Women: A Blog Carnival on Women and Immigration Reform
Posted April 15th, 2013 by Eve Ensler
As women, we know that we are all better off when our communities are strong making it possible for our children to thrive. We understand the importance of women’s work — at home or in the workplace. Women also know the importance of coming together and that we wouldn’t be where we are today without the help and support of the women in our lives. Read more: http://www.momsrising.org/blog/strengthening-our-culture-communities-and-economy-with-the-contributions-of-immigrant-women-a-blog-carnival-on-women-and-immigration-reform/#ixzz2kfofv551
Embracing Our American Values: A MomsRising Blog Carnival on Protecting Family Unity, Strengthening Communities and Ensuring a Thriving Economy with the Contributions of ImmigrantsPosted December 12th, 2012 by Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner and Mary Olivella
A Blog Carnival Celebrating Our Common Humanity: ‘We Belong Together’ Goes to Alabama!Posted April 11th, 2012 by Miriam YeungFor more blogs on immigration, click here.
As Congress and state legislatures got back to work in the new year, issues of incarcerating and shackling pregnant women surfaced on many of their agendas. Progress on Shackling Women in the custody of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) may soon get relief from shackling. In January, the bipartisan team of Senator Patty [...]
On January 30, 2014, the House GOP released their principles on immigration reform. The principles emphasize border security, tougher enforcement, reforms to the immigration system, and a pathway to citizenship for those who entered as children. While the principles are a step in the right direction for kids and families, they fail to reflect several [...]