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Salida de Steve Bannon no absuelve a la administración de Trump de supremacía blanca

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 18, 2017

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Natalia Jaramillo, 786.317.3524
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Washington, DC - Hoy, Steve Bannon, un conocido nacionalista blanco y jefe de Breitbart, fue forzado a dejar su cargo como jefe estratega del presidente Donald Trump. El anuncio se produce después de una protesta pública en respuesta a las declaraciones intolerables de Trump sobre el ataque terrorista de carácter racista en Charlottesville, Virginia, y los rumores de un indulto presidencial al ex Sheriff de Arizona, Joe Arpaio.

A continuación se encuentra la declaración de la Alianza Nacional de Trabajadoras del Hogar y We Belong Together:

Ousting Steve Bannon on the Heels of Charlottesville Does Not Absolve Trump’s Administration of White Supremacy

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August 18, 2017

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

Washington, DC -- Today, Steve Bannon, a well-known white nationalist and head of Breitbart, was forced out of his post as President Donald Trump’s chief strategist. The announcement comes on the heels of a public outcry in response to Trump’s intolerable remarks about the racist terror attack in Charlottesville, Virginia, and rumors of a presidential pardon for notorious former Sheriff in Arizona, Joe Arpaio.

Below is a statement from the National Domestic Workers Alliance and We Belong Together:

We Belong Together Decries RAISE Act, the Newest Tool in Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Agenda

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August 2, 2017

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Natalia Jaramillo, 786.317.3524
natalia@domesticworkers.org

Washington, DC -- Today, Donald Trump announced his backing of Senate legislation, the RAISE Act, that, among other things, slashes avenues for families to reunify through our immigration process - a foundational element of our country’s immigration system.

Una agenda motivada por el racismo

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June 30, 2017

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

El mensaje para las familias inmigrantes y musulmanas es fuerte y claro: Las políticas migratorias de nuestro país están guiadas por el odio

Washington, DC - Esta semana, millones de familias en los Estados Unidos sufrieron continuos ataques por parte de la Administración de Trump y el Congreso. Ayer, la Cámara de Representantes de los Estados Unidos aprobó dos proyectos de ley antiinmigrantes (H.R. 3003 y H.R. 3004) que cambian drásticamente las leyes de inmigración para criminalizar más a los inmigrantes y castigar a los gobiernos locales que han limitado su papel en la aplicación federal de inmigración.

An Agenda Fueled by Racism

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June 30, 2017

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

The Message to Immigrant and Muslim Families Is Loud and Clear: Our Country’s Immigration Policies are Driven by Hate

Washington, D.C. - This week, millions of families in the US sustained continued and on-going attacks by the Trump Administration and Congress. Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives approved two anti-immigrant bills (H.R. 3003 and ​H.R. 3004) that dramatically change immigration law to further criminalize immigrants and punish local governments that have limited their role in federal immigration enforcement.

Congreso se alista a votar sobre proyectos de ley anti-inmigrantes destinados a cumplir con la agenda de deportación masiva de Trump

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 28, 2017

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

“Nos Mantenemos Unidas” condena los ataques congresionales hacia los inmigrantes y urge a los Miembros de la Cámara a que voten contra proyectos de ley que separan familias

Washington, DC - A partir de hoy, la Cámara de Representantes debatirá dos proyectos de ley antiinmigrantes, la Ley de No Santuario para Criminales (HR 3003) y la Ley de Kate (HR 3004), ambos programados para recibir un voto final en la Cámara antes de que termine la semana.

Entre otras cosas, la Ley de No Santuario para Criminales castigaría a las jurisdicciones locales que han limitado su rol en la aplicación federal de inmigración, y la Ley de Kate amplía el alcance y las penas asociadas con la "reentrada ilegal".

Congress Set to Vote on Anti-Immigrant Bills Aimed to Effectuate Trump’s Mass Deportation Agenda

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June 28, 2017

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

We Belong Together Condemns Congressional Attacks on Immigrants and Urges House Members to Vote Against Bills that Tear American Communities Apart

Washington, D.C. - Starting today, the House of Representatives is scheduled to debate two anti-immigrant bills, the No Sanctuary for Criminals Act (HR 3003) and Kate’s Law (HR 3004), both of which are scheduled for votes in the House by the end of the week.

Among other things, the No Sanctuary for Criminals Act would punish local jurisdictions that have limited their role in federal immigration enforcement and Kate’s Law expands the scope and penalties associated with “illegal reentry.”

ICE deports Colorado mother of three to Mexico

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June 24, 2017

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

The American Friends Service Committee and We Belong Together will continue to stand with Cristina and her family, while denouncing ICE’s growing “silent raids”

Denver, CO (July 24, 2017) – On Wednesday, June 22, community members were enraged and saddened when Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detained Cristina, Colorado mother and community member, when she attended her routine check-in. Cristina is one more of the victims of ICE’s “silent raids,” as the agency is targeting immigrants during their check-ins with ICE field offices, or during any opportunity they have to detain undocumented immigrants,even those who are survivors of violence and abuse.

Mujeres y madres inmigrantes se oponen a la brutalidad policial y dicen “las vidas negras importan”

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June 19, 2017

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

Exigen justicia para Philando Castile y Charleena Lyles

Washington, DC - Este fin de semana, las familias negras de todo el país lloraron la injusticia en contra de Philando Castilla y lamentaron la muerte de otra mujer negra, Charleena Lyles. El viernes, el oficial de policía que disparó y mató a Philando Castile en el estado de Minnesota, fue declarado inocente por un jurado en su mayoría blanco. Y el domingo, Charleena Lyles, una madre negra de cuatro hijos que estaba embarazada, fue asesinada a tiros delante de sus hijos en Seattle, Washington.

La siguiente es una declaración de la campaña Nos Mantenemos Unidas:

Immigrant women and mothers stand against Police Brutality and for Black Lives

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June 19, 2017

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

Demand justice for Philando Castile and Charleena Lyles

Washington, D.C. - This weekend, Black families throughout the country cried out injustice for Philando Castile and mourned the death of yet another Black woman, Charleena Lyles. On Friday, the officer who shot and killed Philando Castile in the state of Minnesota, was found not guilty by a majority-white jury. And on Sunday, Charleena Lyles, a Black mother of four who was pregnant, was shot to death in front of her children in Seattle, Washington.

The following is a statement from the We Belong Together campaign:

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