Cecelia Friedman Levin is Senior Policy Counsel at ASISTA, a national non-profit dedicated to advancing the rights and liberty of immigrant survivors of violence.
Blog Post List
July 2, 2018
Over the last year and a half we have seen this Administration create and implement cruel and relentless policies in pursuit of their vehemently anti-immigrant agenda--the latest installment being the forcible separation of thousands of children from their parents. Under immense public criticism, President Trump reversed course with the executive order ending family separation, but the order provided no plan for the reunification of families, continued the inhumane practice of family imprisonment, and did not end the zero tolerance enforcement policy which created the crisis to begin with...
April 8, 2014
Editor’s Note: More than 1,200 women from 70 organizations are fasting in 35 states for immigration reform that keeps families together and treats women fairly this month. The month of fasting will culminate April 7-9th, 2014 when 100 women will fast in DC for 48 hours. Click here to sign the petition urging Speaker Boehner to meet with these courageous women in DC in April. I was honored to participate in the Act. Fast. Women's Fast for Families campaign with a group of advocates across the country to raise awareness of the critical need of immigration reform. We shared information about the...