Trump will limit the # of refugees entering the US n the next year to 45K, lowest level in decades

Trump will limit the # of refugees entering the US n the next year to 45K, lowest level in decades

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Described as deadly, unforgiving, or brutal, these Southwestern deserts are so only because we make them so

Described as deadly, unforgiving, or brutal, these Southwestern deserts are so only because we make them so

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This is reminiscent of the darkest times in history

This is reminiscent of the darkest times in history

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Immigrants, Deportations, and Hate

Immigrants, Deportations, and Hate

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Immigrants Say They Suffered Abuse And Neglect At This California Detention Center

Ten men filed a complaint against an immigration detention center in California this week, alleging physical abuse, medical neglect, and retaliatory transfers while they were detainees.

 

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Drop the I-Word Campaign. Please sign.

We launched the Drop the I-Word campaign in September 2010 to eliminate use of the dehumanizing slur “illegal” to describe immigrants. By Spring 2013, the Associated Press, USA Today, LA Times, San Francisco Chronicle, and many other news outlets dropped the i-word, affecting millions of readers daily nationwide.

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No human is illegal.

#Discrimination Tweets 11.5

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Scared, vulnerable kids migrating from Central America need more legal help

Navigating the American court system without an attorney is hard. Imagine what it’s like for an immigrant child seeking refuge in the U.S. — alone.

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Response to Donald Trump calling Mexican immigrants “rapists, drug dealers, and criminals”

July 9, 2015- Congressman Gutiérrez responds to the recent comments by Donald Trump calling Mexican immigrants “rapists, drug dealers, and criminals” and calls attention to how the inaction of the Republican Party on immigration perpetuates unsafe communities. He addresses the recent tragedy in San Francisco and argues that a system where people are able to come out of the shadows and identify themselves along with a criminal background would increase safety for all. “Unfortunately, that is exactly the system that some Republicans have been fighting against.”

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Judge: Texas can deny birth certificates for U.S.-born children of some immigrants

A federal judge  ruled Friday that Texas officials can continue to deny U.S. birth certificates to the children of immigrants who cannot supply required identification because they entered the country illegally.

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