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Marching for justice tomorrow: Link the Fights for Climate Justice and Migrant Rights

For the second weekend in a row, hundreds of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets -- this time to support climate justice, and to rally against the Trump Administration's proposals that threaten the future of the planet and her people.  Read more >

Keep up pressure on Congress: No funding now - or in the future - for the Wall and other Border Militarization

Although President Trump has not given up his mission of building a "big, beautiful" border wall, funding for the wall, and possibly other contentious issues such as more detention beds, more agents, and a rider on funding for sanctuary cities seems to be on hold as Congress works to complete 2017 budget negotiations before a "gover Read more >

80 Faith-based National and State Organizations to Congress: Border Wall Proposal Inconsistent with Interfaith Values

As Congress returns from recess just ahead of an April 28 deadline for funding through the end of the current fiscal year, 39 prominent national faith-based organizations and 41 state & local faith-based organizations and congregations urge members of Congress to oppose any efforts to build a wall or other barrier across the U.S.-Mexico border. Read more >

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Inside the administration's $1 billion deal to detain Central American asylum seekers

DILLEY, Tex. — As Central Americans surged across the U.S. border two years ago, the Obama administration skipped the standard public bidding process and agreed to a deal that offered generous terms to Corrections Corporation of America, the nation's largest prison company, to build a massive detention facility for women and children seeking asylum. Read more >

Trump immigration agency wants to kick 50,000 Haitians out of the USA

President Trump's immigration agency is recommending that the U.S. end temporary protections by next January for 50,000 Haitians allowed to remain in the United States following a series of natural disasters that have crippled the poverty-stricken Caribbean nation. Read more >

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Trump administration moving quickly to build up nationwide deportation force

The Trump administration is quickly identifying ways to assemble the nationwide deportation force that President Trump promised on the campaign trail as he railed against the dangers posed by illegal immigration. Read more >

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