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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

We Belong Together and Congressional Women Leaders Call For End to Family Detention as their Holiday Wish

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 9, 2015

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Marzena Zukowska
marzena@domesticworkers.org
708.990.0389

(Washington, DC) – Today, We Belong Together and children impacted by our broken immigration system joined leaders of Congress in calling for an end to family detention at a press conference on Capitol Hill. The press conference was led by Rep.

We Belong Together Walks in Solidarity with Our Muslim Sisters, Syrian Refugees and Denounces Hate in all Forms

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 8, 2015

Contact: 

Marzena Zukowska
marzena@domesticworkers.org
708.990.0389

Washington, DC – On December 11th, members of We Belong Together, a campaign led by immigrant women who are community leaders, workers, mothers, and survivors, will be walking in solidarity with groups across the country to denounce anti-immigrant discrimination, and attacks on Muslims and refugees.

We Belong Together Urges Presidential Candidates to Engage in Meaningful Discussion about Immigration Policy That Recognizes the Contributions and Needs of Immigrant Women

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 25, 2015

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B. Loewe, 773.791.4668
bloewe@onpoint.pro

Washington, DC – Yesterday, an important discussion about meaningful and humane immigration policies was introduced into the 2016 presidential campaign. We Belong Together applauds the prioritization of immigration policies that uplift the needs of women into the national discussion.

We Belong Together Calls on United States to Continue to Act as Global Leader and Provide Safety and Protection to Syrian Refugees

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 18, 2015

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B. Loewe, 773.791.4668
bloewe@onpoint.pro

Washington, DC – We Belong Together is saddened by the recent tragedies in Beirut, Paris and those around the world devastated by senseless violence and tragedy. Our campaign, fighting to bring dignity and justice to women and migrants leading our country, stands in solidarity with refugees who flee dangerous conflicts to seek safety and protection.

Immigrant Women and Families Stand Strong in the Face of Delayed Justice and Appeals Court Decision Blocking President Obama’s Executive Actions on Immigration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 9, 2015

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B. Loewe, 773.791.4668
bloewe@onpoint.pro

We Belong Together Groups Urge Administration to Take Action in the Face of On-Going GOP Politicking

Today the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled in favor of blocking President Obama’s executive actions on immigration the anti-immigrant lawsuit, Texas v USA. In response, We Belong Together representatives issued the following:

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