Advocacy Organizations Ask Governors to Condemn Hate and Violence at the Border

Today, 45 civil rights, advocacy, and community organizations wrote to ask governors in all 50 states to reject President Trump’s plans to deploy the National Guard to the southern border by declining to send state troops. Noting the xenophobia and bigotry that are driving this action, the groups urged Governors to make a public statement condemning any vigilante violence at or near the border. Continue reading

No Bricks for this Harmful Wall!

Foolhardy. That’s how the vast majority of Americans feel about a border wall. And with good reason. Continue reading

350 Organizations Ask Congress to Protect Dreamers and #DefundHate

On March 7, 2018, more than 350 organizations national, state, and local organizations released a letter urging Congress to provide permanent protections for Dreamers and reduce funding for immigration enforcement, border enforcement, and detention in the FY18 Department of Homeland Security and Department of Justice appropriations bills. Together, the signers represent 39 states and the District of Columbia.  Continue reading

Coalition Letter Calls On Congress to Reject $25 Billion Wall Ransom

The Southern Border Communities Coalition has joined dozens of organizations including United We Dream, American Civil Liberties Union and the National Immigration Law Center, calling on Congress to reject President Trump’s $25 billion slush fund to build a harmful wall along the southern border. Continue reading

Letter to Congress: We Want Dreamer Protection

Today, the Southern Border Communities Coalition along with more than 250 national, state and local organizations sent a letter urging congressional leaders to enact permanent protections for Dreamers and reject the White House’s nativist wish list. Continue reading

Over 30 Cities and Counties in the four Southern Border States Opposed to Wall

More than 30 cities and counties in the four southern border states have passed resolutions against a border wall including: Continue reading

VIDEO: Trump wants to waive 20+ laws to build his wall

Trump’s wall would cut through the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge as well as other protected land including indigenous land, communities, and private properties. But Trump wants to waive over 20 laws that are set in place to protect these lands to start building a border wall. We can’t let him erase our people, our communities, our sacred land, and our wildlife. Continue reading

Q&A: Dreamer Protections and the Border Wall

As negotiations continue to protect Dreamers, members of Congress such as Sen. Chuck Schumer and Rep. Luis Gutierrez have recklessly opened the door to more border enforcement, specifically to more walls that hurt communities, commerce and wildlife. Continue reading

Open Letter to President Trump: Be a Dream Maker, Not a Dream Breaker

Mr. President, the Dreamer issue is simple. It's not about walls. It’s about people. And whether you care enough to protect them. Dreamers are people who have been there for us as first responders, teachers, nurses, neighbors, friends, and more. Now you and we need to be there for them. Continue reading

ACTION ALERT: We still have a chance to pass the Dream Act!

Today the House Rules Committee blocked the DREAM Act from getting a vote in Congress. Continue reading

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