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#5Actions of the Week: May 11, 2018

May 11, 2018
As we head into the Mother's Day weekend, we want to pause and THANK all of the parents, parent figures, grandparents and caregivers in our lives. We are so thankful for ALL OF YOU, and for your tireless energy for stepping up and speaking out about issues facing our families, our communities and...
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What Does Public Charge Mean for Immigrant Families?

May 9, 2018
If you’ve been following news reports about federal immigration policy, you’ve been busy – there is a lot going on.
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Trump Administration Policy on Asylum-Seeking Parents Demonstrates a ‘Breathtaking Level of Cruelty’

May 8, 2018
The announcement by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, that the Trump administration will prosecute all asylum-seekers who enter our country and separate all asylum-seeking parents from their children, reflects a breathtaking level of cruelty. Even Sessions concedes that these families are fleeing...
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#5Actions of the Week: May 4, 2018

May 5, 2018
It's May - a month of great things! First up: Kristin's new book Keep Marching has launched! The book is part guide, part inspiration to building the world we seek, and part call to action. See more on a special opportunity to share Keep Marching with a woman you love for Mother's Day, below. And...
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Trump Administration Decision to Deport Nepali Families ‘Callous and Heartless’

April 27, 2018
Deporting thousands of families who came to the United States after Nepal’s 2015 earthquakes is callous and heartless. Nepal has not restored its infrastructure and cannot provide adequate food, water, housing and health care to those who return, especially at this time when the country is plagued...
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Separating Children from Their Parents is Inhumane

April 27, 2018
This week, the New York Times reported that more than 700 children have been taken from parents arriving at our borders since October, including more than 100 children under the age of 4. WHAT the WHAT? Our government has a responsibility under U.S. immigration law to hear a person’s immigration or...
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#5Actions of the Week: April 27, 2018

April 27, 2018
We're back with our top #5Actions of the week, making it easy for you to quickly catch up on our most urgent campaigns. This week we're talking about gun safety, food stamps, and family separation. We're also eager to capture your stories around the school-to-prison pipeline, and meet you at events...
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We're Going Back, Way Back, on #RisersRadio this Week!

April 24, 2018
This week we're taking it back, (not so) way back, on the #RisersRadio show! We're revisiting a popular, and timely, radio show, Reaching for Equity, Equality and Justice. On this show we cover the latest in the fight for fair treatment of all immigrant families; we hear how some countries have...
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Asian Americans Advancing Justice Conference 2018 Recap

April 23, 2018
From April 11-13, I, along with a few other MomRising staff, attended the Advancing Justice conference in Washington DC. The conference is run by Asian Americans Advancing Justice , a non-profit legal aid and civil rights organization dedicated to advocating for civil rights, providing legal...
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Moving Forward with Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner on #RisersRadio

April 9, 2018
On the RADIO show this week we cover Trump’s dangerous move to increase the detention of pregnant women; the victory of ending the practice of shackling women in prison during labor and what more needs to be done; advancing #CounselorsNotCops in New York State; and how to speak to children and...
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