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Immigration Fairness for All

Protect 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.
 
Share Your Story or Thoughts on Immigration
 
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

#5Actions just for YOU!

Posted March 20, 2017 by MomsRising

Happy Monday!  It’s time to roll up your sleeves for our Top #5Actions of the week (See below). You can do all five of the actions on one day, or spread them out across the week, your choice.  The important thing is not when you do them, but IF you do them.  And if you do them, [...]

Tell Trump and the Department of Homeland Security: Separating Children from mothers is traumatizing and a human rights abuse!

Posted March 17, 2017 by Xochitl Oseguera

Take Action!Joana, at only one and a half years old, was still nursing when ICE agents separated her from her mother after they crossed the border seeking safety. The toddler was finally reunited with her mother after three devastatingly long months of separation.  Outrageous! Trump has just proposed that the Department of Homeland Security enact a policy [...]

Posted Under: immigration

MomsRising Statement on Federal Judge Blocking Trump's Muslim Ban

Posted March 18, 2017 by MomsRising

Last night, federal judges in Hawaii and Maryland halted Donald Trump’s second attempt at a Muslim ban--hours before Trump’s Executive Order would have taken effect. In reaction to the court's’ temporary restraining orders, Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, CEO and executive director of MomsRising.org issued the following statement: “Once again, our nation’s legal system has done its job in recognizing that [...]

Posted Under: immigration

Human Needs Report: ACA repeal bill, FY17 & 18 spending work, revised travel ban and more

Posted March 14, 2017 by Lecia Imbery

The Coalition on Human Needs just released our latest edition of the Human Needs Report. Read on for articles on House Republicans’ plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, FY17 & FY18 budget and appropriations work, the revised travel ban, President Trump’s cabinet, worker protections under threat and the Supreme Court nominee. Click here for the [...]

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