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Donate to the Families Belong Together rallies happening this weekend in WA

June 28, 2018
I'll get to it: This week, community leaders, immigrant rights organizations, and families, neighbors, and moms just like you are rallying across the country to call on the Trump Administration to end its inhumane practice of family separation and family imprisonment. But we need your help. Click...
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5 Acciones PODEROSAS Que Puedes Hacer Hoy Para Poner Fin A La Separación Familiar

June 16, 2018
Estamos viviendo un momento de crisis y de indignación nacional por el trato que la administración de Trump está dando a las familias inmigrantes en la frontera. En este momento, muchas comunidades estamos protestando en contra de las acciones crueles e inhumanas para las familias que están...
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Cómo Comunicarse con su Miembro del Congreso en una Asamblea Pública

August 20, 2018
Las asambleas públicas (Town Halls) son una de las formas más efectivas y directas de interactuar con los Miembros del Congreso y permiten atraer la atención de los medios de comunicación locales en distritos que tradicionalmente solo consumen información local. Esta plataforma también permite que...
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Senate subcommittee hearing on protecting immigrant children

Protecting Immigrant Children from Abuse

August 17, 2018
On Aug. 16, the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations held a hearing on what federal agencies are doing – or rather, aren’t doing enough of – to protect unaccompanied migrant children from abuse and human trafficking once they enter the U.S.
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How You Can Connect with your Member of Congress at a Town Hall

August 17, 2018
Town Halls are one of the most effective and direct ways to engage a member of Congress, as well as a crucial way to garner local media attention in districts that traditionally read local media only. This platform also allows for individuals to motivate other voters to hold incumbent members of...
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Questions to ask about American immigration policies now.

August 16, 2018
Imagine you were in danger right now. Imagine you are in a place far from home. Imagine you have no money, and no friends or family that you can reach. Can it get any worse? Yes. Now imagine that a stranger in a uniform tore your young child from your arms without explanations or reassurances about...
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We are the leaders we’ve been looking for

August 15, 2018
"We are the leaders we’ve been looking for." ~Grace Lee Boggs All of us. We can do hard things. And we don’t need to wait for anyone to tell us how to do them. Our national rolling hunger strike launched on July 30th in Oakland, CA. This movement is in solidarity with the migrant families separated...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: August 10, 2018

August 10, 2018
We know you are busy with summer vacations and in some parts of the country getting kids back to school, so that’s why we provide the top #5Actions for the week for you to review and take action. This week, we need your help in stopping the spread of 3D guns, protecting SNAP, and preventing even...
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I Said Yes: Stepping Into Leadership for Justice

August 10, 2018
I've been on vacation with my family in SoCal these past 10 days. We took the kids to Knott's Berry Farm, the beach, the science museum, toured an old warship in Long Beach, visited the aquarium, La Brea Tar Pits, and so much more. A fun, but very full trip. Right before we left town, one of my...
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How Trump’s immigration policies are harming children and future generations

July 31, 2018
Since its beginning, the Trump Administration has attacked immigrant communities with a range of misguided proposals and executive orders that undermine civil rights and terrify families. These efforts are having devastating effects—right now and potentially long term—on the health and wellbeing of our nation’s youngest residents. Now, the White House is considering another deeply damaging policy. Draft changes to the “public charge” rule would put immigration status at risk if immigrant families seek access to programs that support health, nutrition, and economic stability. Through The Protecting Immigrant Families, Advancing Our Future campaign, the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) and the National Immigration Law Center (NILC) are working with advocates across the country to fight back. Learn more and join us at https://bit.ly/PIFresources .
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