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Tell Congress: Boost Families, Not Fear!

July 20, 2017
The wall. The wall. It’s all we heard about from candidate Trump… and now from President Trump. In fact, now that he’s president, he’s putting his ineffective and xenophobic rhetoric into action by proposing $1.6 billion ($1.6 billion!) for his ridiculous wall on the Southern border - all while...
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Our MomsRising Stories of Immigration

June 19, 2017
June 1st marked the beginning of Immigrant Heritage Month. Immigrant Heritage Month is an opportunity for us to explore and celebrate the unique stories and cultural contributions of our nation's immigrants. Our staff at MomsRising reflect our diverse nation and we have many staff who are either...
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Mi viaje a America

June 15, 2017
Cuando tenía 4 años, abordé un avión. Recuerdo que no me quería ir. No quería dejar mamá, papá y las chicas atrás. Mis padres de crianza. ¿Cómo se explica eso en inglés? No hay traducción. Viajaba a Estados Unidos para vivir con un hombre con el que nunca había vivido antes. Papi salió de la...
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American Muslims at the Crossroads: ISPU polls American Muslims

June 15, 2017
UPDATED 6/19/2017: A young Muslim teenager lost her life after being attacked. Read on to learn how to best support Muslim kids across the country who will be feeling unsafe. We remember 17 year old Nabra Hassanen, killed last Friday. *** In the current political climate, American Muslims have been...
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Write A Letter To The Editor in Support of Our Immigrant Families

June 13, 2017
On Friday May 12, I joined MomsRising members from across the country to deliver mini Statues of Liberty to all 100 Senators. I went as an immigrant and as a mother because I wanted to make sure that my children and the children of all immigrants were remembered and protected by our legislators...
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QUICK SIGNATURE for California's Immigrant Families!

June 9, 2017
"I always cry when my mom is late for pick up. She might not pick me up one day, did you know? " -- Gabi, age 7 (as told by immigration attorney Carolina Rubio MacWright). Too many California kids are living with this fear every day. In fact, more than half of California children have at least one...
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5 Reasons Why Xenophobic “English-Only” Biases Undermine Our Kids’ Education, Job Prospects

June 2, 2017
Donald Trump’s openly anti-Hispanic rhetoric – for which he has never apologized -- has only fueled anti-Latino sentiment and racist acts in the country. Take for instance, the verbal abuse of Hispanics who speak Spanish in public. In one recent incident, a white woman verbally assaulted a Hispanic...
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Name it. Change it! #PowerUp!

May 21, 2017
On the radio show this week we cover Eric Liu’s new book, “You’re More Powerful Than You Think;” we bust myths about immigration policy and cover the many contributions of immigrants to our economy; we talk about what you can do to get rid of the motherhood wage hit; and discuss how fighting for...
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Raise liberty & justice with us this Mother’s Day!

May 9, 2017
With Mother’s Day around the corner, we find these lines from Emma Lazarus’s poem, The New Colossus, referring to the Statue of Liberty, incredibly inspiring: “Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand a mighty woman with a torch , whose flame is the imprisoned lightning, and her name Mother...
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Moms Delivering Thousands of Mini Statue of Liberty Figures to Trump, Sessions, and U.S. Senate

May 9, 2017
Moms with Strollers, Marching Band to Deliver Mini Statue of Liberty Figures to Trump, Sessions and U.S. Senate on Friday to Raise Importance of Freedom, Liberty and Justice for Our Children’s Future On Friday, May 12th, ahead of Mother's Day, members of MomsRising and other groups will deliver...
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