Press Releases

For press inquiries, please contact:

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

30+ Mothers on 48-Hour Hunger Fast Join Thousands in Washington, DC for Supreme Court’s DAPA Oral Arguments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 18, 2016

Contact: 

B. Loewe, 773.791.4668
bloewe@onpoint.pro

(Washington, DC) -- Today, more than 30 undocumented mothers who have been on a 48-hour weekend hunger fast, will join together with thousands of people from around the country to urge the Supreme Court to unfreeze DAPA during the Court’s historic oral arguments. The undocumented mothers, many of whom qualify for DAPA, have traveled from 10 different states and will be joined by members of the We Belong Together immigration campaign.

Nos Mantenemos Unidas y el Immigration Advocates Network Lanzan “Hacia Delante” para Mujeres Inmigrantes en el el Día Internacional de la Mujer 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 8, 2016

Contact: 

Marzena Zukowska, marzena@domesticworkers.org, 708.990.0389
Pat Malone, pmalone@immigrationadvocates.org, 212.781.2140

Washington, DC -- Hoy en el Día Internacional de la Mujer, Nos Mantenemos Unidas / We Belong Together, junto con el Immigration Advocates Network lanzará “Hacia Delante,” un nuevo sitio de web para mujeres inmigrantes y sus familias con herramientas, recursos confiables, e información actualizada para entender sus opciones migratorias y sus derechos.

We Belong Together and the Immigration Advocates Network Launch “Step Forward” for Immigrant Women on International Women’s Day 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 8, 2016

Contact: 

Marzena Zukowska, marzena@domesticworkers.org, 708.990.0389
Pat Malone, pmalone@immigrationadvocates.org, 212.781.2140

Washington, DC —Today on International Women’s Day, We Belong Together and the Immigration Advocates Network (IAN) launch “ Step Forward,” a new website for immigrant women and their families that provides tools, trusted resources, and the latest information needed to understand their immigration options and rights.

El Papa Francisco Nos Llama a Abrir Nuestras Corazones a las y los Migrantes Durante Misa Histórica en Ciudad Juárez

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 19, 2016

Contact: 

Media Contact:Marzena Zukowska, marzena@domesticworkers.org, 708.990.0389

Mujeres Trabajadoras de la Peregrinación Fronteriza Hacen Eco al Mensaje del Papa

(El Paso, Texas) — Durante su misa en Ciudad, Juárez, la última parada en su visita a México, el Papa Francisco promulgó un llamado emotivo a poner alto a la violencia y la explotación que enfrentan las y los migrantes en todo el mundo.

Pope Francis Calls for Us to Open our Hearts to Migrants During Historic Mass in Juarez

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 19, 2016

Contact: 

Media Contact:Marzena Zukowska, marzena@domesticworkers.org, 708.990.0389

(El Paso, Texas) — During his afternoon mass in Ciudad, Juarez, the final stop on his visit to Mexico, Pope Francis issued an impassioned call for an end to the violence and exploitation experienced by migrants around the world.

Women’s and Workers’ Border Pilgrimage Carries Pope Francis’ Message of Dignity for Migrants to El Paso and Ciudad Juárez

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 15, 2016

Contact: 

Marzena Zukowska, Earned Media Strategist
E: marzena@domesticworkers.org
P: 708-990-0389

See full schedule of events on February 16th below.

Washington, DC — Today, We Belong Together along with faith and labor leaders and community organizations in El Paso and Ciudad Juárez announce a pilgrimage to celebrate Pope Francis’ February 17th visit to the U.S.-Mexico border and lift up the urgent call for compassion for all migrants and refugees. The delegation will include women from across the country who participated in the #100Women100Miles Pilgrimage to the Pope last September, as well as local participants.

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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.

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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.

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