More than one hundred and fifty members of Congress signed onto an amicus brief challenging President Trump’s executive order barring Muslims and refugees from entry to the United States, taking a clear stance against this reprehensible policy.
Washington D.C. - Following news that Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) beneficiary Juan Manuel Montes was deported, faith leaders join the #JusticeforJuan campaign to demand answers and call for his return home.
Providing recent updates and advocacy tips for allies, FCNL Lobbyist for Human Rights and Civil Liberties Yasmine Taeb discussed President Trump’s Muslim and refugee ban in a webinar held by Stand.earth on March 28th.
Responding to a marked increase in hate crimes within the United States over the past several years, Senator Richard Blumenthal and Representative Don Beyer have introduced legislation to improve governmental responses to these crimes on the federal and state levels.
President Trump’s recently released budget proposal includes a $3
billion supplemental funding request for the Department of Homeland
Security for current fiscal year 2017. This supplemental money would
begin fulfilling the January 25 immigration executive orders to create a
deportation force, expand detention, and further militarize border