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How Americans Across the Country Are Mobilizing Against the Separation of Children

Public outrage against the Trump Administration’s policy of separating children from their families exploded this week, with Americans of all different stripes and from all over the country publicly standing against the policy. Countless editorials and op-eds have weighed in, police chiefs and pediatricians have condemned the practice, and dozens of celebrities have spoken out. But everyday Americans … Continue reading »

PHOTOS: Thousands March, Rally Across the Country to Say: #FamiliesBelongTogether

Communities across the country came together again on Thursday for a National Day of Action to oppose the Trump Administration’s cruel and inhumane immigration policy that is separating children from their parents at the border. Marches, rallies, vigils and protests were held in nearly 80 cities across the country by more than 4,000immigrants and allies, … Continue reading »

PHOTOS: These Members of Congress (and John Cusack) Are Risking Arrest in Protest of Separation of Families

More than 500 activists from across the country joined several members of Congress and the actor John Cusack today to risk arrest in protest of the ongoing separation of families. It’s estimated that thousands of immigrant children have been separated from their families after crossing the border. The activists today started at Freedom Plaza in … Continue reading »

PHOTOS: Thousands Rally to Stop Separation of Families During #FamiliesBelongTogether National Day of Action

In response to the Trump Administration’s continued separation of families at the border, thousands of advocates across more than 30 locations rallied today against the cruel and inhumane practice, which has kept children as young as 2 years old away from their mothers for months. Advocates from Washington to California, Ohio, Idaho, New Hampshire, Tennessee, … Continue reading »

Thousands to Rally For Immigrant Children and Families during National Day of Action #FamiliesBelongTogether

Events in nearly 30 cities are registered on familiesbelongtogether.org In response to the growing number of immigrant children and youth separated from their families and detained in inhumane conditions surviving horrible abuses,thousands of people are expected to rally on Friday, June 1st, as part of the National Day of Action “Families Belong Together.” The Day of Action was put … Continue reading »

Ohioans to Rally for Immigrant Children and Families During National Day of Action #FamiliesBelongTogether

Events in nearly 30 cities are registered on familiesbelongtogether.org Cleveland, OH – In response to the Trump Administration’s needless and harmful separation of immigrant children from their parents—and the prosecution of parents seeking safety for their children in the United States—Ohioans are rallying on Friday, June 1st, as part of the National Day of Action “#FamiliesBelongTogether.” The Day … Continue reading »

Michigan Advocates Kick Off 90-Mile March to Highlight Local Families Facing Deportation

In Michigan this week, dozens of advocates kicked off a 90-mile march from Detroit to Lansing to highlight Donald Trump’s mass-deportation policies — and draw attention to deportation cases like that of Ded Rranxburgaj, a local father who has been living with his wife in sanctuary for the last four months. Ded and his wife, … Continue reading »

PHOTOS: California Raises its Voice for Immigrants in Annual Immigrant Day

“¡Si se puede!” “¡Si se puede!” “¡Si se puede!” were among the chants yesterday in front of the California state house as immigrants and immigrant allies from across the state gathered to celebrate Immigrant Day 2018. The day of action, which was organized by the California Immigrant Policy Center, took place in Sacramento, California, where … Continue reading »

PHOTOS: Today is the 10th Anniversary of Postville, One of Largest Workplace Raids

Today is the 10th anniversary of an immigration raid in Postville, Iowa, one of the largest workplace raids of all time, which led to the arrests of almost 400 people and decimated a small but diversifying town. Postville is still known for the anti-immigrant brutality that was shown that day — during the raid, enforcement … Continue reading »

PHOTOS: Advocates Walk Out Of Hearing to Protest Plan To Separate Migrant Families

Mothers, children, and advocates walked out on a DHS budget hearing featuring Kirstjen Nielsen yesterday, in a silent protest against the Trump Administration’s decision to separate children from parents at the border. This week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a policy where migrants coming to the border — even women and children fleeing for their lives … Continue reading »

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