Immigration Campaign Director Claudia Tristán previously worked as a multimedia journalist on the U.S.-Mexico border covering immigration during the Trump administration's first two years. She covered the Zero Tolerance Policy that led to family separation and the Migrant Protection Protocol that forced asylum seekers to wait in Mexican border towns. She has experience working in both English and Spanish television news across Texas and New Mexico. Later Tristán went on to work in politics including working in Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham's office where she worked on the 2019 Humanitarian Crisis on the border. Tristán also worked on Beto O'Rourke's presidential campaign as Director of Latinx Messaging, and as Communications Director for Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx's re-election campaign.
Blog Post List
June 23, 2021
Right now, the DACA program is being harmfully challenged in Texas’ federal courts, which could impact the program nationwide. Congress must take action now to protect DACA recipients.
April 19, 2021
Immigrants are a vital part of our essential workforce, the care infrastructure, our communities, and our families. During the COVID-19 pandemic, this has become even more apparent as immigrants played and continue to play an integral role in our care infrastructure as caregivers and other essential workers. Tell your members of Congress to support a pathway to citizenship for essential workers, Dreamers and TPS holders in the next economic recovery package. What’s happening? Nearly 23 million immigrants have been putting their lives on the line in essential roles that keep our children and...
April 19, 2021
The unending and unjust police brutality towards Black lives has once again created a wave of devastating media content and rippling conversations families are once again forced to have. For Black families this has been a never ending conversation as police violence takes Black life, after Black life, after Black life. At MomsRising we want to support those families having difficult conversations with their children about the realities of the nation's police force. These repeated incidents can be traumatic and we encourage all families to address their children’s concerns with open dialogue...
March 4, 2021
Es hora de restablecer y reconstruir nuestro sistema de inmigración. La buena noticia es que muchos legisladores ya están poniendo manos a la obra. El mes pasado se presentó en el Congreso una legislación que ayudará a sanar nuestra nación y reconstruir nuestro sistema de inmigración en un proceso justo y humano para todas las familias. Pídele a tus miembros del Congreso que co-patrocinen y aprueben una legislación de inmigración justa y humana ¿Qué está pasando? El presidente Biden ya ha firmado varias órdenes ejecutivas  para ayudar a restaurar los valores de nuestro país y respetar los...
MomsRising Education Fund
February 25, 2021
The time has come to reset and rebuild our immigration system and the good news is that many legislators are getting to work. There is now some hope on the horizon for creating a fair immigration process! This month legislation is being introduced in Congress that will help heal our nation and rebuild our immigration system into a fair and humane process for all families. Tell your members of Congress to co-sponsor and pass fair immigration legislation that respects children and parents. What’s happening? Several executive orders have already been signed by President Biden to help restore our...