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The Census Citizenship Question and Children

July 27, 2018
Who counts as a person in America? The answer is more complicated than it should be. Every ten years the government is required by the Constitution to count the entire resident population of the United States. The Census matters for a very long list of reasons beginning with political...
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5 Ways You Can Support Family Reunification Efforts

July 27, 2018
The Trump administration has continued their zero-humanity immigration strategies by deporting 431 parents whose children were taken from them at the border as they were seeking immigration pathways such as asylum. These children are likely to be permanently separated from their families, and it’s...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: July 27. 2018

July 27, 2018
This week we're calling out the Trump administration for its failure to reunite hundreds--perhaps more than 1,000--children with their parents or family members by yesterday's deadline. Every day, every hour, every moment that children remain separated from their parents means more terror and more...
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We Are MomsRising!

Everything You Need to Know About We Are MomsRising!

July 24, 2018
I don’t know about you, but lately the doom and gloom of politics makes my head spin. It is hard to not only keep up with what is happening but also on what to make of it all. When everything feels like it is going wrong, it is more important than ever to find moments of inspiration. For me, one of...
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#5Actions of the Past Week: July 20, 2018

July 20, 2018
It's Friday! And hopefully a beautiful day wherever you are. Summer is hopefully a time when you can relax and tune out a bit. And that's why our weekly #5Actions round up of top actions from the past week is so useful. Please scroll down and make sure you've checked all of these urgent calls-to-...
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#MilitaryMonday: Why I’m Standing Up at the Border

July 16, 2018
The value of service was instilled in me from birth. Both of my Grandfathers fought in World War II, one in the Army and one in the Navy. My Father is a former Marine, and my Uncle served 21 years in the Navy. My cousin and my nephew have all served, my family can trace our service back to the...
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Kavanaugh Nomination Is an Attack on Women, Moms and Families

July 11, 2018
The moms of America recognize President Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh as the direct attack on women’s rights and freedoms that it is. If he is confirmed, Kavanaugh would alter the balance on the U.S. Supreme Court in ways that cause lasting damage to our ability to live and work free...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: July 6, 2018

July 6, 2018
We are SO INSPIRED by the hundreds of thousands (yes! HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS) of people who rallied last weekend all over the country in support of immigrant children and families! Your voices are making a difference! We have already defeated two very bad immigration bills in the last few weeks...
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You Marched: What's Next?

July 2, 2018
Over the last year and a half we have seen this Administration create and implement cruel and relentless policies in pursuit of their vehemently anti-immigrant agenda--the latest installment being the forcible separation of thousands of children from their parents. Under immense public criticism,...
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Show you do care: The moment is NOW to stand up for children!

July 2, 2018
My father came to the United States when he was about 14 years old, full of the hope that every immigrant feels. He worked hard building houses, raising a family and teaching us to love our country. My mother, also a daughter of immigrants, shared his love and sense of justice. I can’t think of any...
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