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Wells Fargo: Don’t finance companies that build prisons for families! #FamiliesBelongTogether

July 2, 2018
We are inspired by the hundreds of thousands of people who rallied this 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 because Congress heard the outraged...
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The Current Status of Family Separation and Detention

June 29, 2018
The Trump administration and Attorney General Jeff Sessions instituted a “zero tolerance” policy to criminally prosecute 100% of people who have crossed between official border crossings, regardless of whether they are seeking asylum, resulting in the wholesale separation of over 2,000 children...
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Let’s show up to end family separation and detention!

June 29, 2018
While the recent Executive Order on family separation proved (again!) that our voices are powerful when we speak up for justice, it does NOT stop the Trump administration from continuing human rights abuses, like imprisoning entire families simply for asking for asylum, which is their legal right...
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ORLANDO: Join me if you believe families belong together!

June 29, 2018
*If you won’t be in Orlando, click here to get information on the Families Belong Together actions taking place across the country on Saturday, June 30 th . You can also download signs to print to take with you. Imprisoning children with their parents is still imprisoning children. Join us in...
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#5Actions Round Up for the Week! June 29, 2018 edition

June 29, 2018
It's been a week, friends. As we head into the weekend, our urgent message to you is that we are powerful, and our voices matter. This week we're speaking out about immigration, and celebrating some inspiring wins. We're also sharing helpful ways to support immigrants in your community, and a...
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Inconsolable

June 28, 2018
I steeled myself before playing the audio of the distraught immigrant children separated from their parents and shipped off to detention centers. I avoid movies with cruelty and violence. It felt important to hear the children’s voices. A few seconds was all that I could bear. I pressed the space...
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#5Actions on Family Separation to Take NOW

June 28, 2018
Families belong together. Taking kids away from their parents is traumatizing and immoral. This week our #5Actions list focuses on impactful actions you can take around family separation and detention. The timing could not be more urgent. Thank you to everyone who spoke up on behalf of asylum-...
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Bigotry Prevailed, But We Won’t Give Up

June 27, 2018
The U.S. Supreme Court ruling this morning in Trump v. Hawaii is deeply disturbing. It will have an immediate and chilling impact on Americans who will not be able to reunite with loved ones, and it will mean patients go without life-saving health care and young people go without education. We are...
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Defeat of House Immigration Bill a Victory for Refugees, Immigrants, Our Country

June 27, 2018
The defeat of Speaker Paul Ryan's Border Security and Immigration Reform Act of 2018 in the House of Representatives is a welcome bit of good news at this time when the Trump administration and Congress are taking appalling actions that harm immigrants and asylum-seeking families. This vote is a...
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Urgent: Use the Power of ONEsie to stop family separation

June 23, 2018
Like you, I’ve been horrified by the cruel, vicious way the Trump administration has treated asylum-seeking families. Trump’s executive order on immigration this week still imprisons children. The moms of America have zero tolerance for these human rights abuses. We’re rallying at full throttle to...
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