I am a Muslim mom. My family is probably a lot like yours. I joined MomsRising because I was concerned about our kids having access to healthy school lunches. I signed up to support paid family/medical leave because I knew from experience working mothers had to make hard choices after giving birth. I saw what [...]
Immigration Fairness for AllProtect family unity, ensure our public policies address the concerns of immigrant women and children, and end human rights abuses in the name of immigration law enforcement.
As part of MomsRising’s mission to advocate for economic security for all families living in the United States, we have reached out to our million members and developed education campaigns to build public will for fair treatment of immigrant children, mothers and families. Our intent is to further a constructive national dialog on reforming our country’s immigration policies so that they reflect our values as a nation and allow for all families to contribute to our culture and economy.
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Are you and/or your family members immigrants? Have an experience with our immigration system that you would like to share with us?
Please share your story and let our community members know why this issue is important to you.
“I'm a mom and I support the DREAM Act because any hardworking student who grows up in the United States deserves to further their education and give back to society. This is a win‐win situation for everyone: the students, the universities, the communities, employers, the economy, and society! It’s time to do what’s right for these students. The consequences of doing nothing are devastating to everyone.” -Tammy
“I am the daughter of a Mexican immigrant who was born in the USA. I have friends and family members who are bright high school students yet they feel they should not care about their future because of being undocumented. I think this is a great loss to the USA.” -Maria
MomsBlogging on Immigration
When I was three years old, my mother took me to visit the attic hiding place of Anne Frank in the Netherlands. My family was in Europe not for a trip, but because my father, a Bangladeshi Muslim immigrant to the United States, was stationed in Germany while serving in the US Army. I have [...]
Although it was often tempting, I did not “unfriend” anyone during this US presidential election. Despite my deep disagreement with President-elect Trump and his campaign, I have many friends and neighbors that supported him and voted for him, and I understand why. Many are concerned about Supreme Court appointments. Many are pro-life. The media is [...]
Moms and their families across the country are deeply disappointed at the Supreme Court’s decision on President Obama’s executive actions on immigration, which aimed to keep immigrant families together and strengthen our nation’s economy with their contributions. The Court’s decision to let stand the lower court’s ruling means that the more than 5 million children [...]