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Immigration Fairness for All

Protect family unity, ensure our public policies address the concerns of immigrant women and children, and end human rights abuses in the name of immigration law enforcement.

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.
Share Your Story or Thoughts on Immigration
Are you and/or your family members immigrants? Have an experience with our immigration system that you would like to share with us?
Please share your story and let our community members know why this issue is important to you.
“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.” ­­ -Tammy
“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

MomsBlogging on Immigration

MomsRising Expresses Deep Disappointment in Supreme Court Deadlock on Immigration

Posted June 24, 2016 by Kristin

Moms and their families across the country are deeply disappointed at the Supreme Court’s decision on President Obama’s executive actions on immigration, which aimed to keep immigrant families together and strengthen our nation’s economy with their contributions. The Court’s decision to let stand the lower court’s ruling means that the more than 5 million children [...]

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Want to See “East of Salinas”? Grab Your Ticket – Fast!

Posted May 31, 2016 by Elisa Batista

Author Note: For those who do not live in the Bay Area, MomsRising plans to host a #FoodFri Twitter chat on the film and the farmworkers who grow and harvest our food, June 10th, 2016 at 1pmET/10amPT. Join us and RT! -Elisa Every time my family passes through California’s dusty Central Valley, all kinds of [...]

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National Children’s Immigration PSAs Debut This Week!

Posted May 25, 2016 by Wendy Cervantes

WASHINGTON – A national TV and radio public service announcement (PSA) campaign created by the bipartisan children’s advocacy group First Focus will begin appearing in nine states and Washington, D.C., this month. The campaign encourages voters to support common-sense immigration policies. The My American Story campaign shines a light on the nation’s flawed and outdated immigration system and the impact it [...]

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Celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month by Advocating for Our Communities

Posted May 9, 2016 by Aarti Kohli

May is a beautiful time of year. We have the opportunity to celebrate Mother’s Day and enjoy the full bloom of spring. But there’s another reason May is significant for us: it’s Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.   Unfortunately, few people have an understanding of our communities. California is home to the nation’s largest Asian [...]

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