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¡No vamos a permitir que separen a las familias de las 320,000 personas que tienen TPS!

November 6, 2017
Mi amiga María tiene TPS. María no solo fue la maestra de mis dos hijas mayores cuando estaban en la guardería sino también se convirtió en un pilar fundamental en la vida de ellas. Su entrega y profesionalismo en el aula de clase ha beneficiado a mis hijas y a decenas de ni ñ os que la han tenido...
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Why We Need to Protect Undocumented Parents

November 1, 2017
Last week, the Annie E. Casey Foundation (AECF) released their 2017 Race for Results report. The report this year takes a close look at immigrant families, and there is one finding that the executive leadership of AECF repeatedly emphasized during their release event: if we want immigrant children...
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MomsRising Demands the Immediate Release of Rosa Maria Hernandez

October 30, 2017
Yesterday, US Customs and Border Protection detained an undocumented 10-year-old girl, Rosa Maria Hernandez, who has cerebral palsy immediately after she was discharged from a Texas hospital after undergoing emergency gallbladder surgery. MomsRising, a national organization of more than one million...
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Poverty and Progress: Poverty is down in the US, but new threats are on the horizon

October 27, 2017
Sustained economic gains and strong federal programs have led to welcome progress in the fight against poverty over the last several years. This is good news. But actions from Congress and the Trump administration, including the recently passed budget resolution, threaten to weaken the very programs that contribute to this progress. Read CHN's new report and use our social media toolkit and infographics to share the report widely.
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#MaternalJustice Storify - Mothers, Kids and Pregnant Women in Detention

October 12, 2017
Conversation on immigration detention with the ACLU of San Diego & Women's Refugee Commission
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MomsRising Praises Gov. Brown for Signing California Values Act

October 6, 2017
Yesterday, California Governor Jerry Brown made his state safer and stronger by signing SB54, the California Values Act, into law. This bill will shield some Californians from some of the Trump administration’s heartless deportation policies, protecting families, improving public safety and...
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Five Ways To Step Up Against Attacks On Our Families

October 6, 2017
Last week, Congressional Republicans let the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) expire and voted in favor of gutting Medicaid which would result in millions more uninsured children. This week, the Trump administration rolled back access to birth control and the House passed a 20 week...
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¡Apoya a los jóvenes que han estado aquí desde que eran niños protegiendo su futuro legal y sus SUEÑOS!

October 4, 2017
¡Estamos en alerta máxima! La Casa Blanca rescindió DACA. Rescindir DACA es el paso equivocado para nuestra nación. Nuestra diversidad es lo que hace que nuestra nación sea fuerte, innovadora y próspera, no lo opuesto. Con esta decisión, el presidente no solo le ha dado la espalda a más de 800,000...
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SUCCEED Act the Wrong Choice for the Nation

October 3, 2017
President Trump created a crisis for the nation with his short-sighted, cruel decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The moms of our nation urge Congress to act quickly to prevent the dire consequences ending DACA will cause for our economy, our families, our...
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Expecting Protection, Sent to Detention

October 3, 2017
Earlier this year, a woman named Clara arrived at the United States border seeking protection from gender-based harm she faced in West Africa. She had endured an arduous journey trying to reach the U.S. border, where officials registered her claim for asylum. Rather than release her to pursue her...
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