• Defend DACA Now!
    On June 29, 2017 Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, along with 9 other Republican attorneys general from Alabama, Arkansas, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Nebraska, South Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia, as well as the Governor of Idaho, sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions calling for the Secretary of Homeland Security to phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). In their ultimatum to the Trump Administration, the attorneys general present two options: get rid of DACA or they will fight to destroy it in the courts. The letter goes on to state that the Trump Administration has until September 5th, 2017 to begin the phase-out of DACA: halting the renewal and issuing of new DACA or expanded DACA permits and calling for an ultimate end to the program. If the administration does not act on the letter’s demand, the attorneys general will expand the lawsuit they used to end DAPA (a sister program meant to protect Dreamers' parents and family members) to now add a challenge to DACA. Recently, Luis Gutierrez met with Secretary of Homeland Security, General Kelly, and warned DACA and TPS recipients to prepare for the worst. This is a serious threat for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants, and it will take all of us raising our voices together to begin to turn the tide. DACA has allowed hundreds of thousands of qualified immigrant youth to gain legal protection, go to college, and support their families and communities. While Trump vowed he would leave Dreamers and DACA alone, a handful of states have now threatened to sue to try to end it themselves. As a DACA recipient myself, I believe in our power when we stand together. The first step in this fight is to ask elected officials from every state to come out publicly defending -- instead of destroying -- DACA. They can use their power to make a strong case for why DACA is worth saving, but they need to hear from us that this is a critical priority.
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    Created by An Nguyen
  • Reuniting Families
    Children in detention centers are constantly denied basic human rights. Sleeping on cold, concrete floors with no blankets and are kept in cages like animals. Drenched in urine, fecal matter, and other bodily fluids, children can die from medical neglect. 7-year-old girl Jakelin Caal Maquinn died from an infectious disease that stopped her vital organs from functioning. Her story is one of several deaths due to medical neglect. Kids should be running free or playing with their friends at school to later come home to the arms of their loving parents. Since they are locked up and ripped from their family, they face depression, anxiety, and traumatic stress alone. These experiences can not be undone and will forever negatively impact them.
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    Created by Janelly Vilalobos
  • TELL THE SHERIFF: NO DEPORTATION FORCE IN OUR COUNTY! : Bartow County Sheriff's Office
    We are firmly opposed to our [County Name]’s participation in the 287g program. We ask that you reject any further collaboration with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and DO NOT renew our [County Name]’s participation in the 287(g) program! 287(g) is a symptom of a larger anti-immigrant agenda and is a voluntary program your department chose to engage in. The partnership between [County Name] and ICE is harmful to our community. Not only is it a misuse of our local taxpayer dollars, but it also enables increased racial profiling and deepens fear, distrust and tension in the communities you pledged to protect.
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  • TELL THE SHERIFF: NO DEPORTATION FORCE IN OUR COUNTY! : Refugio County Sheriff’s Office
    We are firmly opposed to our [County Name]’s participation in the 287g program. We ask that you reject any further collaboration with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and DO NOT renew our [County Name]’s participation in the 287(g) program! 287(g) is a symptom of a larger anti-immigrant agenda and is a voluntary program your department chose to engage in. The partnership between [County Name] and ICE is harmful to our community. Not only is it a misuse of our local taxpayer dollars, but it also enables increased racial profiling and deepens fear, distrust and tension in the communities you pledged to protect.
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  • TELL THE SHERIFF: NO DEPORTATION FORCE IN OUR COUNTY! : Charleston County Sheriff's Office
    We are firmly opposed to our [County Name]’s participation in the 287g program. We ask that you reject any further collaboration with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and DO NOT renew our [County Name]’s participation in the 287(g) program! 287(g) is a symptom of a larger anti-immigrant agenda and is a voluntary program your department chose to engage in. The partnership between [County Name] and ICE is harmful to our community. Not only is it a misuse of our local taxpayer dollars, but it also enables increased racial profiling and deepens fear, distrust and tension in the communities you pledged to protect.
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  • TELL THE SHERIFF: NO DEPORTATION FORCE IN OUR COUNTY! : DeWitt County Sheriff’s Office
    We are firmly opposed to our [County Name]’s participation in the 287g program. We ask that you reject any further collaboration with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and DO NOT renew our [County Name]’s participation in the 287(g) program! 287(g) is a symptom of a larger anti-immigrant agenda and is a voluntary program your department chose to engage in. The partnership between [County Name] and ICE is harmful to our community. Not only is it a misuse of our local taxpayer dollars, but it also enables increased racial profiling and deepens fear, distrust and tension in the communities you pledged to protect.
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  • TELL THE SHERIFF: NO DEPORTATION FORCE IN OUR COUNTY! : Salem County Sheriff’s Office
    We are firmly opposed to our [County Name]’s participation in the 287g program. We ask that you reject any further collaboration with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and DO NOT renew our [County Name]’s participation in the 287(g) program! 287(g) is a symptom of a larger anti-immigrant agenda and is a voluntary program your department chose to engage in. The partnership between [County Name] and ICE is harmful to our community. Not only is it a misuse of our local taxpayer dollars, but it also enables increased racial profiling and deepens fear, distrust and tension in the communities you pledged to protect.
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  • TELL THE SHERIFF: NO DEPORTATION FORCE IN OUR COUNTY! : Walker County Sheriff’s Office
    We are firmly opposed to our [County Name]’s participation in the 287g program. We ask that you reject any further collaboration with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and DO NOT renew our [County Name]’s participation in the 287(g) program! 287(g) is a symptom of a larger anti-immigrant agenda and is a voluntary program your department chose to engage in. The partnership between [County Name] and ICE is harmful to our community. Not only is it a misuse of our local taxpayer dollars, but it also enables increased racial profiling and deepens fear, distrust and tension in the communities you pledged to protect.
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  • TELL THE SHERIFF: NO DEPORTATION FORCE IN OUR COUNTY! : Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office
    We are firmly opposed to our [County Name]’s participation in the 287g program. We ask that you reject any further collaboration with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and DO NOT renew our [County Name]’s participation in the 287(g) program! 287(g) is a symptom of a larger anti-immigrant agenda and is a voluntary program your department chose to engage in. The partnership between [County Name] and ICE is harmful to our community. Not only is it a misuse of our local taxpayer dollars, but it also enables increased racial profiling and deepens fear, distrust and tension in the communities you pledged to protect.
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  • TELL THE SHERIFF: NO DEPORTATION FORCE IN OUR COUNTY! : Massachusetts Department of Corrections
    We are firmly opposed to our [County Name]’s participation in the 287g program. We ask that you reject any further collaboration with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and DO NOT renew our [County Name]’s participation in the 287(g) program! 287(g) is a symptom of a larger anti-immigrant agenda and is a voluntary program your department chose to engage in. The partnership between [County Name] and ICE is harmful to our community. Not only is it a misuse of our local taxpayer dollars, but it also enables increased racial profiling and deepens fear, distrust and tension in the communities you pledged to protect.
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  • TELL THE SHERIFF: NO DEPORTATION FORCE IN OUR COUNTY! : Burnet County Sheriff's Office
    We are firmly opposed to our [County Name]’s participation in the 287g program. We ask that you reject any further collaboration with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and DO NOT renew our [County Name]’s participation in the 287(g) program! 287(g) is a symptom of a larger anti-immigrant agenda and is a voluntary program your department chose to engage in. The partnership between [County Name] and ICE is harmful to our community. Not only is it a misuse of our local taxpayer dollars, but it also enables increased racial profiling and deepens fear, distrust and tension in the communities you pledged to protect.
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  • TELL THE SHERIFF: NO DEPORTATION FORCE IN OUR COUNTY! : Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office
    We are firmly opposed to our [County Name]’s participation in the 287g program. We ask that you reject any further collaboration with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and DO NOT renew our [County Name]’s participation in the 287(g) program! 287(g) is a symptom of a larger anti-immigrant agenda and is a voluntary program your department chose to engage in. The partnership between [County Name] and ICE is harmful to our community. Not only is it a misuse of our local taxpayer dollars, but it also enables increased racial profiling and deepens fear, distrust and tension in the communities you pledged to protect.
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