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The Human Needs Report: What Congress did - and didn't do - at the end of 2017, and what's on tap for early 2018

January 11, 2018
A lot happened on Capitol Hill right before the holiday break, while many other issues were kicked down the road and remain on the Congressional agenda for early 2018. Where do things stand? The Coalition on Human Needs just released our latest edition of the Human Needs Report, with a brief rundown on Congress’s spending work, the tax cut bill, immigration, health care, and more.
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Drop by the local offices of your members of Congress by Jan 19 to pass DREAM legislation NOW!

January 12, 2018
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Envía una RÁPIDA Carta al Editor para apoyar a las familias inmigrantes

January 12, 2018
Necesitamos la mayor cantidad de atención posible a un asunto que está ocurriendo en Washington, D.C. y que está recibiendo muy poca cobertura en los noticieros, y necesitamos tu ayuda ahora mismo para correr la voz. La administración Trump está quitándole el Estatus de Protección Temporal (TPS,...
Xochitl Oseguera's picture

Ending TPS for Salvadorans Is Unconscionable, Will Threaten Families and Disrupt Communities

January 8, 2018
Today, President Trump directed the Department of Homeland Security to heartlessly terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for some 200,000 Salvadorans living in the United States and is preparing to send families to dangerous situations. This is just the latest in a string of callous attacks on...
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On ‘Heartless, Inhumane’ Policy of Separating Asylum-Seeking Parents from Their Children

December 23, 2017
We are alarmed and horrified by reports that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is considering formalizing a policy of separating parents from their children when families come to this country seeking protection or asylum, and by complaints that DHS has already done so in several cases. This...
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This Is No Way to Run a Country

December 22, 2017
It is truly appalling that the continuing resolution Congress passed today to fund the government through January 19 fails to include adequate funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and protections for DREAMers. As a result, millions of families will face fear and uncertainty...
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We need a legislative solution for Dreamers and TPS holders NOW

December 21, 2017
DREAMers, along with temporary protected status ("TPS") holders, are fighting for a legislative solution that will allow them to continue pursuing their dreams in our nation while also contributing to our economy. TPS is a form of temporary humanitarian relief that Congress established, whereby the...
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Elías: Nuestro Dreamer

December 21, 2017
Te presento a Elías, él es uno de los 800,000 DREAMers que en este momento se encuentran peleando por poder continuar en este país. Los DREAMers son jóvenes que fueron traídos a los EE.UU como ni ños. Muchos DREAMers como Elias, no sabían que no eran ciudadanos hasta que se dieron cuenta que no...
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Elias: An American Dreamer

December 21, 2017
Meet Elias. He is one of 800,000 Dreamers fighting for their ability to continue with their lives in the United States. Dreamers are young people that were brought to the U.S. as children. Many Dreamers, like Elias, did not know that they were not citizens until they were unable to pursue their...
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SIGN OUR LETTER telling Congress to do their job!

December 20, 2017
The clock is tick…tick…ticking! And we are still fighting for families in our nation. The GOP just pushed through a destructive tax plan while ignoring some important work that has to be done before 2018—and we are doubling down. The U.S. Congress is on the clock to pass a funding bill by 11:59 pm...
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