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Senate Must Vote No On Trump’s Bad Faith Bill To End Shutdown for Wall

SOUTHERN BORDER -- On Thursday, January 24, the Senate will take up Trump’s proposal that he negotiated with himself over the weekend to end a government shutdown he created by giving himself billions to build a border wall -- all while using immigrant youth, asylum seekers, federal workers, and border communities as bargaining chips.   Continue reading

Trump Negotiates with Himself in Latest Proposal to End Shutdown for Wall

SOUTHERN BORDER -- Today, President Trump proposed a series of failed and recycled ideas in his latest effort to build a useless and harmful border wall as 800,000 federal workers are set to miss a second paycheck in the longest-running government shutdown in US history. Continue reading

JOINT STATEMENT: Congress Must Reject Trump’s Extortionist Tactics

WASHINGTON - United We Dream, the Indivisible Project, the National Immigration Law Center (NILC), MoveOn, UndocuBlack Network and the Southern Border Communities Coalition released the following statement: Continue reading

Trump Spreads More Lies and Falsehoods To Justify Border Wall

SOUTHERN BORDER --  Today, President Trump delivered a live, televised speech to the nation where he spread more lies and falsehoods to try to justify his border wall. This is the latest in Trump’s effort to manufacture a crisis in the southern border despite the reality that his proposed border wall is unnecessary, harmful and wasteful.   Continue reading

House Moves To End Trump Shutdown, Senate Must Act Now

SOUTHERN BORDER -- Today, the House of Representatives passed a short-term spending bill to end the 13-day old partial government shutdown caused by President Trump’s obsession with his vanity wall. Continue reading

Militarization of the Southern Border Leads to Second Child Death This Month

SOUTHERN BORDER -- Christmas Eve, a time normally reserved for goodwill towards community and family, brought news of the second death of a child in U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) custody this month. Continue reading

Trump Throws Tan-Trump for Wall, ‘Proud’ To Shut Down Government

SOUTHERN BORDER -- President Trump stuffed bricks in the country’s stockings as he proudly headed toward a partial government shutdown over his border wall starting tonight, possibly leaving hundreds of thousands of federal employees without pay during the holiday season. Continue reading

Child’s Death Shows Why Border Militarization Is Deadly

SOUTHERN BORDER --  The tragic death of Jakelin Amei Rosmery Caal Maquin, a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl, who died of septic shock, fever, and dehydration while in Border Patrol custody is a stark reminder of the horrific human cost of militarizing the southern border with unaccountable agents and deadly walls. Continue reading

President Throws ‘Tan-trump’ by Threatening to Shut Down Government Over Vanity Wall

SOUTHERN BORDER -- Today, during a live televised meeting with Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer, President Trump not only threatened to shut down the government, but also proclaimed he was “proud” to do it, if he is not given funding for his harmful, deadly and wasteful wall. Continue reading

JOINT STATEMENT: Trump Threatens to Hold Government Hostage to Get His Wall

    WASHINGTON - The Indivisible Project, the National Immigration Law Center (NILC), the Southern Border Communities Coalition and United We Dream released the following statement: Continue reading

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