We built up the pressure and it paid off! Thanks to your signatures and phone calls, Maria Solis, a 28-year-old pregnant mother was released from immigration detention! Maria has spent 5 weeks at Otay Mesa detention center in San Diego, California, where she feared miscarrying due to a lack of access to the prenatal care [...]
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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“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
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From visiting the wonderful Dutch Resistance Museum many years ago, I knew about the "Judenrat," councils of Jewish leaders that Nazis used to facilitate the implementation of their own annihilation. Although I'm Jewish and believe it's important to remember the Holocaust, I never really spent that much time learning the political history. I foolishly thought that "never [...]
Today we remember all of those who were lost and who were impacted by 9/11, including the over 3000 children who lost parents that day alone. Thank you for all you do to for our country, including via taking action with MomsRising. Below please find our top actions for the week, including on tax reform, [...]
With the future of nearly 800,000 young people, our economy and our nation’s values on the line, MomsRising members across the country are mobilizing quickly to convince Congress to pass the DREAM Act, which would provide a path to legal status for young immigrants who were brought to the United States as children. On Tuesday, the [...]