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Detained, pregnant and in jeopardy

September 1, 2017
Maria Solis, a 28-year-old pregnant mother of three who is married to a US citizen, has spent over four weeks at Otay Mesa detention center in San Diego, California, where she fears miscarrying due to a lack of access to the prenatal care she needs. Detaining her during her immigration proceeding...
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Shameful Arpaio Pardon Signals Support for Bigotry, Contempt for Rule of Law

August 26, 2017
In pardoning disgraced former Maricopa County sheriff Joe Arpaio, President Trump has signaled to bigots and white supremacists that they need not worry about being held accountable for vicious, racist actions. This pardon demonstrates contempt for the real American values of inclusion, diversity...
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‘Heartless and Devastating to Our Youth:’ MomsRising On Reports Pres. Trump About to End DACA

August 25, 2017
It would be heartless and devastating to our youth and our country if President Trump were to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which since 2012 has provided some 800,000 young adults who were brought to this country as children with opportunities to live, learn, work...
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A Dream Deferred

August 21, 2017
Do you remember Joaquin Luna Jr. ? I do. He was a high school kid living in Texas. His family were undocumented immigrants. He was born in Mexico and brought to the U.S. as an infant. In his senior year he applied to college, only found out that he wasn’t an American on paper. After the Senate’s...
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Ask Congress to Stand With 800,000 DREAMers

August 18, 2017
“ My story is the story of millions: We are here, we are students, we are teachers, we are innovators and we are hard-working individuals committed to our communities.” - Priscilla ( Be sure to click the quote to read Priscilla's story covered in the New York Times.) * *Ask Congress - Protect the...
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#5Actions of the Week: August 19, 2017

August 18, 2017
There's a LOT of political news filling the airwaves, so we want to make sure these other important actions aren't missed! THANK YOU for sticking with us and for taking action during these tumultuous times. We must #KeepMarching! As always, please act and share. Together we're making a difference...
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Your Voice Is POWERFUL!

August 14, 2017
On the radio show this week we cover the latest in immigration policy and the Trump Administration; the urgent need for criminal justice reform in the USA; America’s Healthiest School Campaigns and what you can do to help; and the #IPumpedHere Campaign. *Special guests include: Wendy Cervantes,...
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My life as a mestiza

August 11, 2017
I am called Anita Louise Theresa Medina Sanchez. My name means ‘graceful warrior’. Sometimes I am full of grace and at other times I have a lot to be forgiven. I was born a mestiza —a mix of Mexican-Spanish blood and indigenous Aztec blood and I quickly learnt that the color of my skin could be a...
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#5Actions of the Week: August 8, 2017

August 8, 2017
Summer is here, and we need to keep the HEAT ON around issues we care about! Join us and thousands of people eager to keep summer sizzling by taking action on equal pay, childcare , net neutrality, immigration and more below! Scroll to the end for a bonus silly action, too! As always, please act...
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Meet Priscilla, an American DREAMer

August 7, 2017
Meet Priscilla, a Texas teacher whose resilience and determination defines life in America for thousands of Dreamers. Please, watch her story: Congress has the power to protect DREAMers with the Dream Act—the time to act is now. Sign on to support DREAMers like Priscilla: http://action.momsrising...
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