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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

Tell Congress: Boost Families, Not Fear!

Posted July 20, 2017 by Xochitl Oseguera

Take action!The wall. The wall. It’s all we heard about from candidate Trump… and now from President Trump. In fact, now that he’s president, he’s putting his ineffective and xenophobic rhetoric into action by proposing $1.6 billion ($1.6 billion!) for his ridiculous wall on the Southern border - all while proposing enormous cuts to programs [...]

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Our MomsRising Stories of Immigration

Posted June 19, 2017 by Khadija Gurnah

June 1st marked the beginning of Immigrant Heritage Month. Immigrant Heritage Month is an opportunity for us to explore and celebrate the unique stories and cultural contributions of our nation's immigrants. Our staff at MomsRising reflect our diverse nation and we have many staff who are either immigrants or children of recent immigrants. Please join [...]

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American Muslims at the Crossroads: ISPU polls American Muslims

Posted June 15, 2017 by Khadija Gurnah

UPDATED 6/19/2017: A young Muslim teenager lost her life after being attacked. Read on to learn how to best support Muslim kids across the country who will be feeling unsafe.  We remember 17 year old Nabra Hassanen, killed last Friday. *** In the current political climate, American Muslims have been at the center of heated [...]

Write A Letter To The Editor in Support of Our Immigrant Families

Posted June 13, 2017 by Khadija Gurnah

 On Friday May 12, I joined MomsRising members from across the country to deliver mini Statues of Liberty to all 100 Senators. I went as an immigrant and as a mother because I wanted to make sure that my children and the children of all immigrants were remembered and protected by our legislators.   When [...]

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