Recently, the New York Times reported that the White House is planning to resettle only 25,000 refugees— or fewer— next year. This would be the lowest number of refugees admitted since the program started in 1980. It is a serious abdication of our shared responsibility to protect vulnerable people and welcome those seeking refuge.
This week, something big happened for our climate. Rep. Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), along with Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08), introduced H.R. 6463, the MARKET CHOICE Act. This is the first Republican-led effort in almost a decade to seriously address climate change.
Amid the national outcry against forcible family separation, your members of Congress need to hear loudly and clearly from you. Tell them detaining families together is not a solution to family separation.
The Supreme Court just voted to uphold President Donald Trump's discriminatory travel ban on Muslims seeking to enter the United States. Now, we must speak out for our nation's values of welcome and religious freedom.
In some rural communities, Native women face a murder rate that is ten times higher than the national average. Despite having crime rates significantly higher than the rest of the country, Native victims in these communities are less likely to receive assistance and services.