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Mujeres alistan peregrinaje a Juárez para pedir al Papa por la “dignidad” de los migrantes

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Por Maria Peña

WASHINGTON.- La exmonja y activista mexicana, Juana Flores, estará al frente del “Peregrinaje de las Mujeres por la Justicia para los Migrantes”, en el que
las activistas caminarán desde El Paso (Texas) a Juárez, para pedir al Papa Francisco que siga
defendiendo la “dignidad” de los migrantes y refugiados.

We Belong Together statement for hearing on “The Adequacy of the Department of Health and Human Services’ Efforts to Protect Unaccompanied Alien Children from Human Trafficking”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 30, 2016

Contact: 

Marzena Zukowska
marzena@domesticworkers.org
708.990.0389

We Belong Together is outraged and saddened to learn about children released from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) custody to dangerous conditions where they were then subjected to human trafficking. We Belong Together prioritizes the protection of children and believes that children must live free from violence and danger in order to have peaceful and secure communities.

We Belong Together Applaud's Supreme Court Decision to Take Up Appeal of Case Blocking Immigration Executive Actions

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January 19, 2016

Contact: 

Marzena Zukowska
708.990.0389, marzena@domesticworkers.org

WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Supreme Court announced its decision to take up the appeal of Texas v. United States, in which lower courts blocked some of President Obama’s most notable executive actions on immigration, which would allow close to 5 million members of the undocumented community to seek relief from removal.

Realizan manifestación en Houston contra redadas y deportaciones

Varias organizaciones de activistas de Houston se manifestaron el lunes en contra de la deportación de familias de inmigrantes centroamericanos que fueron anunciadas recientemente por el Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas de Estados Unidos (ICE, por sus siglas en inglés), y que han provocado protestas en varias partes del país.

Organizations in Atlanta Carry Message of Compassion for Central American Refugees to the Steps of the GA State Capitol Building

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January 11, 2016

Contact: 

Marzena Zukowska,
e: marzena@domesticworkers.org
c: 708.990.0389

Immigrant Rights Groups Organize Walk to Urge President Obama to Stop the Raids on Asylum Seekers

What: Immigrant women and allies in Atlanta participate in solidarity walk asking President Obama to show compassion towards Central American asylum seekers and stop the raids on families.

When: Monday, January 11th, 2016 from 12:00 - 1:00pm.

Where: Atlanta, Georgia: 0.8 Miles route from The ICE Field Office (180 Ted Turner Drive SW, Atlanta GA) to GA State Capitol Building (206 Washington St SW, Atlanta, GA 30334).

We Belong Together Outraged by Obama Administration New Year Raids on Families

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January 4, 2016

Contact: 

Marzena Zukowska, marzena@domesticworkers.org, 708.990.0389

Washington, DC – Last month, just as families prepared to celebrate the holiday season the Obama Administration announced it would begin 2016 by targeting Central American families who escaped violence and trauma for refuge in the U.S. for raids and deportation. True to its word, early in the New Year, the Administration carried out these raids, barging into homes without warrants and seizing children as young as 4 years old.

El Grupo de 100 Mujeres 100 Milles Sigue su Peregrinar en el Pais

Houston.- El grupo conocido como 100 Mujeres 100 Millas que se formó con la visita del papa Francisco a Estados Unidos, sigue su peregrinaje en diferentes partes del país en busca de igualdad para la comunidad inmigrante.

María Lira una de las integrantes y quien participó en la caminata de 100 millas para encontrarse con el papa Francisco en Washington en septiembre pasado, dijo que las actividades han continuado el día 11 de cada mes, en diferentes ciudades del país.

Democrats and children ask to close U.S. family detention centers

Washington, Dec 10 (EFE).- Democrat members of Congress led by the Congressional Women's Working Group on Immigration Reform, and children from across United States asked the government Wednesday to shut down centers in the country where undocumented illegal immigrants and their families are detained.

"While some changes have been made to improve conditions at these centers and reduce the length of detention, the fact is they remain jail-like settings," said California Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard.

Congresistas y niños piden acabar con centros de detención familiar en EEUU

Washington, 9 dic (EFE).- Congresistas demócratas y niños de toda la geografía estadounidense pidieron hoy el cierre de los centros de detención familiar en Estados Unidos, instalaciones abiertas por el Gobierno federal donde se retienen a las familias indocumentadas que entran de manera ilegal en el país.

Liderado por el Grupo de Trabajo de Congresistas Mujeres para la Reforma Migratoria, las legisladoras hicieron un nuevo llamamiento para lograr el cierre de esas instalaciones.

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