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Deborah Weinstein, CHN’s Executive Director, arrested in action at Senate office building.

Stop stealing babies!

June 29, 2018
Yesterday in Washington, DC, women placed their bodies and their hearts where the children had been days before. More than 500 of us got arrested by sitting down in the Hart Senate Office Building. My favorite chant? “Stop stealing babies!”
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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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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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From Family Separation to Family Jail? NOT Okay!

June 21, 2018
Today’s Executive Order (EO) proves that the voices of moms, dads and people are powerful. But this EO does not stop the Trump administration from continuing human rights abuses, like imprisoning entire families, in the name of immigration enforcement, so we will continue to keep our voices raised...
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How You Can Help to End Family Separation Right Now

June 18, 2018
Bookmark and share this! Here's your list of local orgs where you can volunteer; phone numbers and email addresses of decisionmakers, with suggestions for what you can say; links to fact sheets and resources; and much more.
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Three children hold signs in support of immigrant rights inside the U.S. Capitol.

#FamiliesBelongTogether: Sign to OPPOSE the Ryan & Goodlatte bills!

June 18, 2018
Trump is using children as hostages to bargain for his anti-immigrant agenda! It’s outrageous. On Friday, President Trump suggested that he won’t change HIS new policy of intentionally separating kids from their parents, unless Democrats agreed to his other destructive immigration demands. Trump’s...
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