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MomsRising Statement on the Government Shutdown

January 20, 2018
Republicans in Congress once again demonstrated their skewed priorities, that they would rather shut down the government than provide protections for DREAMers -- young immigrants who came to this country as children and who contribute greatly to their communities and our country. Congressional...
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SIGN OUR LETTER telling GOP Leadership to Do Their Job!

January 20, 2018
Republicans in the U.S. Congress decided they would rather shut down our government than make a deal that would provide stable funding for health insurance for children and protect DREAMers, immigrant young adults who have grown up in the U.S.! This heartless move puts at risk the health care of...
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¿Qué está pasando con el programa DACA?

January 18, 2018
Aproximadamente 850 beneficiarios del DACA están perdiendo su estatus legal cada semana. El Congreso debe tomar acción inmediata y proteger a DREAMers como Priscila, quien es una maestra en Texas. Destruir los sue ñ os de Priscila al negarle un camino para poder trabajar y obtener estatus legal no...
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#5Actions of the Week: January 14, 2018

January 14, 2018
Happy New Year! 2017 was a tremendous year of *women power, mom power, parent power, and people power!* We called, emailed, and visited decision-makers on top issues affecting our families, including health care, immigration, taxes, more - literally hundreds of thousands of times. THANK YOU! It all...
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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,...
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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
*/ We have an urgent matter for you! Every week, more than 850 DREAMers, (young immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children and were raised here), have been losing their legal status -- the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, (DACA) -- and with it their protections and their ability to...
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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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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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La Resistencia de Jeanette Vizguerra

December 31, 2017
En el 2017 una de nuestras miembros, Jeanette Vizguerra, fue elegida por la revista Time como parte de las 100 personas más influyentes del mundo. Jeanette, una madre indocumentada de cuatro ni ñ os, se ha convertido en una de las voces más activas por la lucha de los derechos de la comunidad...
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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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