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Immigration Reform Women Leaders, Congresswomen Urge Congress to Address Abuse of Women and Children Migrants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 17, 2014

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Leslie Patterson, 561-801-5963
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, July 16, 2014

From: We Belong Together: Women for Common Sense Immigration Reform

Contact: Olamide Noah, olamide.noah@berlinrosen.com, 310-701-8476

Immigration Reform Women Leaders, Congresswomen Urge Congress to Address Abuse of Women and Children Migrants

Immigration Reform Leading Women Experts and Congressional Women’s Working Group hold Press Conference on Child Migration Crisis

Immigrant Mothers, Immigration Reform Leaders Deliver New Administrative Priorities and Thousands of Pledges to Congress

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 27, 2014

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Olamide Noah, 310-701-8476
olamide.noah@berlinrosen.com

Immigration reform leaders and immigrant mothers delivered over 7,000 signed pledges to Congressional offices after debuting a new set of administrative priorities

Washington, DC— Immigrant women and immigration reform leaders hosted a press call yesterday in which they debuted a new set of administrative priorities to address immigration policies that disproportionately hurt women and children. The priorities were accompanied by over 7,000 signed pledges urging action from the House and the Obama Administration on immigration reform.

Rep. Gutiérrez on CHC Meeting with DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson

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April 9, 2014

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Cross posted from the office of Representative Gutierrez.
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“We opened a new front today in the fight to protect American families,” – Rep. Gutiérrez

Washington, DC – This morning, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL) participated in a meeting hosted by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus in the U.S. Capitol with Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson. At the meeting, Secretary Johnson was formally presented with the six page memo from the CHC that outlines measures the Obama Administration can take under current law to protect some immigrants and their families from deportation. The off-the-record meeting with the Secretary lasted about an hour and afterwards, Rep. Gutiérrez issued the following statement:

Congressional Women Leaders Visit “Women’s Fast for Families”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 8, 2014

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Matt Lee
(202) 225-1766

Call for House Vote on Bipartisan Immigration Reform Legislation

Washington, DC – Today, women leaders in Congress visited the “Women’s Fast for Families” on the National Mall and met with the more than 100 courageous women who are fasting for 48 hours to protest the Republican Leadership’s failure to bring HR 15, a bipartisan immigration reform bill, to the House floor for a vote. This event is the culmination of a month of fasts and other activities held across the country to highlight the impact of our broken immigration system on women and emphasize the urgent need for reform.

Washington’s Top Bi-Partisan Immigration Decision Makers Meet with 100 Women Fasters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 8, 2014

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Leslie Patterson, 646-200-5326
leslie@berlinrosen.com

Women more determined than ever to pressure leaders to pass immigration reform and stop deportations

[Washington, DC] – A day without food has only increased the determination of the 100 women who arrived yesterday morning to start a 48-hour fast to show the kind of courage federal leaders must find to move immigration reform and stop deportations. Today, fasters—including those who current face deportation themselves—will meet with the Department of Homeland Security as well as additional members of Congress.

100 Women Launch 48-Hour Fast on National Mall as Culmination of Month-Llong Women’s Fast for Families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 1, 2014

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Leslie Patterson, 646-200-5326
leslie@berlinrosen.com

Following more than 1500 women fasting at 80 events across 35 states, DC and Mexico City, women will converge in DC to push lawmakers to act on immigration reform and stop deportations

[Washington, DC] – 100 women from across the country will gather and hold a press conference to launch a 48-hour fast to feed the courage of lawmakers to pass comprehensive immigration reform and take executive action to stop deportations on April 7th at 11:00AM at the National Mall at 4th Avenue, near the Air and Space Museum, in DC.

Women Welcome Discharge Petition to Advance Comprehensive Immigration Reform

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March 26, 2014

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Leslie Patterson, 646-200-5326
leslie@berlinrosen.com

We Belong Together women leaders to stand with Congresswoman Pelosi at launch of discharge petition on HR 15, urge pro-immigration reform Republicans to sign on and pass bipartisan reform once and for all

Washington, DC—We Belong Together leaders will be present at the launch of the discharge petition on HR 15, which will take place Wednesday morning on the steps at the East Front of the Capitol. House Democrats are introducing the petition in an attempt to move comprehensive immigration reform legislation past the roadblock set up by House Leadership.

Women Condemn Anti-Immigrant Acts Passed by House and Ask: Why is the GOP out to Hurt America?

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March 13, 2014

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Leslie Patterson, 646-200-5326
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On the 6th day of the Women's Fast for Families for Fair Immigration Reform — through which more than 1000 women are fasting to demonstrate their hunger for deportation relief and a common sense immigration reform law — women across the country are raising their voices to condemn the House of Representatives for passing the “ENFORCE” act (HR 4138) and the “Faithful Execution of the Law” act (HR 3973).

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