Today on International Worker’s Day, immigrants, workers and allies across the country are hitting the streets to fight back against President Trump’s immigration agenda. From New York to California, today’s actions come after months of organizing against what activists are calling “Trump’s deportation machine.” Closing out his first 100 days in office, the president has […]
On May Day, Immigrants Are Standing Up To TrumpWritten by Juliana Britto Schwartz · May 1, 2017 7:21 pm
Dispelling Myths About Sanctuary Cities One City At A Time
In addition to galvanizing thousands of workers ahead of May Day rallies around the world, efforts around immigration during the first 100 days of the Trump Administration have called attention to ‘sanctuary cities,’ or cities that expressly limit cooperation with the federal government in order to protect undocumented immigrants from deportation. For cities and states […]Written by Joshunda Sanders · April 29, 2017 1:07 pm
As Trump’s Anti-Immigration Policies Move Forward, Community Members Continue Fighting for Undocumented People
When documents released by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) laid out President Trump’s plan to significantly increase the government’s capacity to deport undocumented people, thousands of Change.org users were ready to respond to what they saw as an unwarranted targeting of immigrants and refugees. The announcement laid out policy that requires Immigration and Customs […]Written by Change.org · February 22, 2017 4:34 pm
Veterans fight to help military interpreters hurt by Trump’s immigration ban.
U.S. Army Captain Matt Zeller’s life was saved by his interpreter Janis when he came under fire from Taliban fighters in Afghanistan. Janis shot and killed two insurgents who had flanked Matt and after that Janis and his family became a target of the Taliban. In total, Janis served as an interpreter with U.S. forces for seven years — […]Written by · January 31, 2017 9:31 pm