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Immigration News 3.19.18

Action, Education and Engagement  Dreamers Deferred The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling on DACA renders the March 5th program end date irrelevant … which further stymies Congressional action … leaving the futures of 700,000 DACA recipients in limbo.  The date that sticks, however, is the March 19 termination of Temporary Protective Status (TPS) for people from …

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Weekly Legislative Calls for 2.12.18

WEEKLY CALLS NC Senators: Thom Tillis (202-224-6342 and 704-509-9087) Richard Burr (202-224-3154 and 800-685-8916) SC Senators: Lindsey Graham (202-224-5972 and 804-250-1417) Tim Scott (202-224-6121 and 864-233-5366) Representatives: Robert Pittenger: 1-202-225-1976 Alma Adams: 1-202-225-1510 If you have a different representative, call 1-202-224-3121 and the switchboard operator will connect you.   PROMISES MADE —WILL THEY BE KEPT? …

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Raise Your Voices 2.1.18

Keep raising your voice for “a more perfect union”!! Numbers to Call NC Senators: Thom Tillis (202-224-6342 and 704-509-9087) Richard Burr (202-224-3154 and 800-685-8916) SC Senators: Lindsey Graham (202-224-5972 and 804-250-1417) Tim Scott (202-224-6121 and 864-233-5366) Charlotte Area Representatives: Robert Pittenger: 1-202-225-1976 Alma Adams: 1-202-225-1510 If your representative is not listed, call 1-202-224-3121 to be …

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Anniversary of Travel Ban

Anniversary of Trump’s First Travel Ban Jan 27-Feb 3, 2018 Week of Action from We Are All America     weareallusa.org Why Take Action the Week of January 27 – February 3, 2018? On January 27, 2017, the Trump Administration released Executive Orders banning individuals from seven (then six) Muslim-majority countries—and all refugees—from entering the country. …

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The March Continues! 11.1.17

CWM Newsletter      Volume 1  Number 15       October 30, 2017.        Thanks to Laura Meier and Kay Etheridge for organizing the Racial Justice Group’s meeting on October 12, 2017, at Warehouse 242. TOUSSAINT ROMAIN, public defender and racial justice activist, spoke to 75 participants about CommonUnity—Time to Work Together- racial …

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DACA Explained

Recently CNN ran a story explaining DACA.  It is a great source of information for those who might not understand all the details of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.   Please take a minute to read the short article with video and visit some of the related links as you have time. http://www.cnn.com/2017/09/04/politics/daca-dreamers-immigration-program/index.html …

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Unaccompanied Minors – One Story

Photo courtesy: The Herald Sun. When we think about youth and immigration most recently we think about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that is now being debated in Congress.  We rallied together to raise money for undocumented young people who live in Charlotte, by contributing money through the Charlotte Center for Legal …

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Calls for Week of Sept 17

Call to oppose the Graham-Cassidy Bill, to support stabilization of the ACA, and on DACA: to insist on a legislative solution protecting Dreamers. Important phone numbers listed below! NC Senators:  Thom Tillis (202-224-6342 & 704-509-9087) Richard Burr (202-224-3154 & 800-685-8916) SC Senators:  Lindsey Graham (202-224-5972 & 804-250-1417) Tim Scott (202-224-6121 & 864-233-5366)  NC Representatives: Robert Pittenger (202-225-1976 & 704-362-1060) Alma Adams (202-225-1510 & 704-344-9950) Ted Budd (202-225-4531) …

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Dreamers Need Your Voice!

Call on Your Representatives and Congressional Leaders to Protect Dreamers and Support the Dream Act of 2017. On September 5th the Trump Administration rescinded the DACA program. Hundreds of thousands of young Americans need your voice! We are asking each of you to take few minutes to call your Senators and Representative and tell them you …

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