I was in Taipei with family for Chinese New Year when President Donald Trump first announced the travel ban on citizens from seven predominantly Muslim countries. For days, concerned relatives and friends asked if the ban would affect us. In one way, it doesn’t affect us—we are naturalized U.S. citizens. But in [...]
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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Congress is currently in its first recess of the year. The Coalition on Human Needs just released our latest edition of the Human Needs Report, with a look at what members tackled before the break, and what's waiting for them when they return on Feb. 27. Read on for articles on FY17 & FY18 budget and [...]
You’re making a big difference! Last week, after more than 30,000 of you sent messages opposing Trump’s completely unqualified nominee for the U.S. Secretary of Labor, Andy Puzder, along with a wide spectrum of engagement activities from a growing movement…. Drum roll please… that nominee dropped out! You did it! Plus, you’re building significant momentum [...]
Diversity makes America strong, creative and prosperous - and that diversity comes from immigrants. We know that immigrants play a large and important role in our economy, but today’s #DayWithoutImmigrants action proves just how important immigrants are: founding many of our largest companies, creating and running small businesses, employing many people in our nation, playing [...]