Updates

Immigrant Women Reject Stephen Miller’s Immigration “Deal”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 25, 2018

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Natalia Jaramillo, natalia@domesticworkers.org

Washington, DC - Today, Trump and his senior adviser, Stephen Miller, released an immigration proposal that uses Dreamers as political pawns in “exchange” for wasting twenty five billion taxpayer dollars on a senseless border wall, gutting our family-based immigration system, eliminating the diversity visa program, expanding the deportation machine, and sending children seeking safety at our borders back to dangerous situations.

Trump Administration Continues Rampage Against Immigrant Women and Families

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January 8, 2018

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Natalia Jaramillo, natalia@domesticworkers.org

Women Condemn Trump’s Decision to Eliminate TPS for El Salvador, putting 200,000 immigrants under threat of deportation, and Call on Congress to Act Immediately to Protect All Families with TPS

Washington, D.C. - The Trump Administration has announced plans to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for El Salvador starting on September 9, 2019, threatening 200,000 Salvadorans and their families with being ripped from their home of years or decades.

The following is a statement from We Belong Together, a women-led campaign for immigration policies that keep families together:

Women Resolve to Fight Back for our Families in 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 21, 2017

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Natalia Jaramillo, natalia@domesticworkers.org

After Congress Votes to Deport Thousands of Immigrant Youth, Tear Communities Apart

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Washington, DC - Today, Congress voted in favor of a Continuing Resolution that funds the government for another month while postponing until next year any decision on the Dream Act or on any measure to protect 800,000 young immigrants previously covered by the “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” program, also known as DACA, terminated in September by the Trump administration.

Trump Administration Turns Its Back on the Haitian Community

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November 20, 2017

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Natalia Jaramillo, natalia@domesticworkers.org

Women Condemn Trump’s Termination of TPS for Haiti, Call on Congress to Act Immediately to Protect Families with TPS

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Washington, D.C. - The Trump Administration announced plans this evening to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haiti effective July 22, 2019, putting 50,000 Haitians and their families at risk of deportation.

The following is a statement from We Belong Together, a women-led campaign for immigration policies that keep families together:

Kids and youth to write holiday letters urging Congress to pass a clean DREAM Act

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November 13, 2017

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Natalia Jaramillo, natalia@domesticworkers.org

We Belong Together launches “Dream for the Holidays” lifting the voices of hundreds of thousands of children whose parents have DACA or TPS

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Washington, D.C. - We Belong Together, a women-led campaign for immigration policies that keep families together, has launched its 6th annual “Dream for the Holidays” campaign inviting children and youth nationwide to write letters urging Congress to pass a clean DREAM Act and to protect 430,000 immigrant families threatened by the elimination of Temporary Protected Status (TPS).

Take action to save TPS

The Trump administration is trying to get rid of Temporary Protected Status (TPS), a federal program that protects over 430,000 immigrants from 13 different countries devastated by war or natural disasters. Just yesterday the Administration terminated the program for 2,500 Nicaraguans who will be forced to leave their homes and communities soon.

Colorado mother returns to Sanctuary after Governor denies pardon

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October 17, 2017

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Jennifer Piper, jpiper@afsc.org
Natalia Jaramillo, natalia@domesticworkers.org

Ingrid Encalada Latorre, scheduled for deportation today, decides to sacrifice freedom rather than break apart her family

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DENVER, CO - On Tuesday October 17, Ingrid Encalada Latorre – a mother of two who spent five months in sanctuary at the Denver Quaker Meeting – returned to sanctuary to avoid her deportation.

Immigrant Women Remind Trump: Families Should Be Our Priority

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October 9, 2017

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Natalia Jaramillo, natalia@domesticworkers.org

Immigrant women respond to the anti-family, anti-immigrant agenda released yesterday by the Trump Administration

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Washington, D.C. - Over the weekend, the Trump Administration released its “Immigration Principles and Policies”. As expected from an Administration that has consistently attacked immigrant communities since before the elections, the document is nothing more than a set of guidelines to legitimize white supremacy and further the persecution of immigrants in our country.

Trump Administration and Senate Republicans Continue Attacks on Immigrant Children, Youth and Women

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September 26, 2017

Contact: 

Natalia Jaramillo, (786) 317-3524
natalia@domesticworkers.org

In the past few days, while Trump scapegoated NFL players, his Administration and Senate Republicans expanded the travel ban against Muslims, immigrants & refugees, and created a new distraction to keep Congress from passing a clean Dream Act

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Washington, DC -- We Belong Together, a campaign for humane immigration policies that protect the freedom of women and families to live in safety, is outraged at Trump’s new version of a travel ban for immigrants and refugees from several Muslim-majority countries plus Venezuela and North Korea. The campaign also opposes the “Succeed Act”, a new effort led by Senate Republicans to distract from a clean DREAM Act.

Immigrant Mothers to Congress: No Deal That Uses Young Immigrants Against Their Own Families and Communities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 14, 2017

Contact: 

Natalia Jaramillo, (786) 317-3524
natalia@domesticworkers.org

Rio Grande Valley, Texas - After today’s announcement of a potential immigration deal between Democratic leaders, Senator Chuck Schumer and Representative Nancy Pelosi, and President Trump, immigrant women and families throughout the country are voicing their rejection of any legislation that would pit immigrant youth and the DREAM Act against border communities and millions of undocumented families.

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