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United Methodist Women Calls White House to Act on Deportation Crisis

In a letter sent to President Obama, General Secretary and CEO Harriett Olson urges action to stop detaining and deporting people solely on the basis of immigration status and to provide provisional status until a legalization bill becomes law. The letter includes highlights of United Methodist Women's commitment and advocacy for U.S. immigration reform and global migrant rights.

The text of the open letter to the White House follows.

 

Dear President Obama, Read more >

No Deportations - April 5 Day of Action

Tomorrow, Saturday, April 5, is a Day of Action against deportations -- an echo of the continuing demand for justice from immigrant families, communities and the immigrants' rights movement. Read more >

Take Action - End the Detention Bed Quota

Join us in making a call today to end the detention bed quota!

The detention of immigrants is in itself a disastrous and inhumane policy. Filling a bed quota for detainees is outrageous. Please join this action from Detention Watch Network to end the quota! Read more >

Honoring Int'l Women's Day 2014 + March 13 Event

With every advancing year, the intersection of women, migration and globalization expands and evolves, unfolding more complexities as well as opportunities for organizing and advocacy. In the U.S., women have not only continued to play leading and vibrant roles in the immigrant rights movement, but immigrant rights advocacy itself has become much stronger with a greater appreciation for the particular impacts of punitive and discriminatory policies on women. Read more >

Support Migration Justice in 2014

We welcome your support at any time of the year, but we do hope you will consider an end-of-the-year donation to NNIRR! Read more >

Support Human Rights...Support Immigration Justice

Dear friends,

As we turn the corner towards a new year, we want to thank you for your support in 2013. Read more >

Action Alert: Support TPS for Filipinos in the U.S.

Impact of Typhoon Haiyan Persists Read more >