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#MaternalJustice Storify - Mothers, Kids and Pregnant Women in Detention

October 12, 2017
Conversation on immigration detention with the ACLU of San Diego & Women's Refugee Commission
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Five Ways To Step Up Against Attacks On Our Families

October 6, 2017
Last week, Congressional Republicans let the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) expire and voted in favor of gutting Medicaid which would result in millions more uninsured children. This week, the Trump administration rolled back access to birth control and the House passed a 20 week...
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MomsRising Praises Gov. Brown for Signing California Values Act

October 6, 2017
Yesterday, California Governor Jerry Brown made his state safer and stronger by signing SB54, the California Values Act, into law. This bill will shield some Californians from some of the Trump administration’s heartless deportation policies, protecting families, improving public safety and...
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¡Apoya a los jóvenes que han estado aquí desde que eran niños protegiendo su futuro legal y sus SUEÑOS!

October 4, 2017
¡Estamos en alerta máxima! La Casa Blanca rescindió DACA. Rescindir DACA es el paso equivocado para nuestra nación. Nuestra diversidad es lo que hace que nuestra nación sea fuerte, innovadora y próspera, no lo opuesto. Con esta decisión, el presidente no solo le ha dado la espalda a más de 800,000...
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Expecting Protection, Sent to Detention

October 3, 2017
Earlier this year, a woman named Clara arrived at the United States border seeking protection from gender-based harm she faced in West Africa. She had endured an arduous journey trying to reach the U.S. border, where officials registered her claim for asylum. Rather than release her to pursue her...
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SUCCEED Act the Wrong Choice for the Nation

October 3, 2017
President Trump created a crisis for the nation with his short-sighted, cruel decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The moms of our nation urge Congress to act quickly to prevent the dire consequences ending DACA will cause for our economy, our families, our...
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On Trump’s Expanded ‘Muslim Ban’ Travel Order: "A Discriminatory Attack"

September 25, 2017
Last night, President Donald Trump signed a new executive order indefinitely banning almost all travel to the United States from seven countries. Starting next month, most citizens of Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Chad and North Korea will be banned from entering the United States...
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¡El Mes de la Herencia Hispana Empieza Hoy!

September 15, 2017
Desde el 15 de Septiembre hasta el 15 de Octubre conmemoramos el Mes de la Herencia Hispana. Esta observación que empezó en 1968 como la Semana de la Herencia Hispana fue luego extendida por un período de 30 días por el Presidente Ronald Reagan. En este mes se celebra las historias, culturas y...
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VICTORY! Pregnant mother Maria Solis released from immigration detention!

September 14, 2017
We built up the pressure and it paid off! Thanks to your signatures and phone calls, Maria Solis, a 28-year-old pregnant mother was released from immigration detention! Maria has spent 5 weeks at Otay Mesa detention center in San Diego, California, where she feared miscarrying due to a lack of...
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The price of collaboration

September 12, 2017
From visiting the wonderful Dutch Resistance Museum many years ago, I knew about the "Judenrat," councils of Jewish leaders that Nazis used to facilitate the implementation of their own annihilation. Although I'm Jewish and believe it's important to remember the Holocaust, I never really spent that...
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