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Update On the Road with Organizers 

Advocacy Corps Coordinator Katie Breslin is checking in with members of FCNL's Advocacy Corps, who are working in their communities to advance comprehensive immigration reform.

Update FCNL Lobbyist Yasmine Taeb Speaks at Progressive Congress Summit with Two Members of Congress 

Yasmine Taeb, FCNL Lobbyist for Human Rights and Civil Liberties, spoke alongside Representatives Jan Schakowsky (IL) and Mark Takano (CA) at a panel at the Progressive Congress Summit on Sunday, February 5th.

Update President Trump’s Immigration Orders: 3 Things Congress Can Do 

The Executive branch can carry out much of what President Trump laid out in his January 25 Executive Orders, but there are also ways that Congress can weigh in.

Action Alert Stop the Muslim Ban  

On January 27, President Trump signed an executive order suspending the refugee resettlement program and effectively banning Muslims from seven countries from entering the U.S. Urge your members of Congress to support and vote for legislation to overturn this order.

Background More Republicans Questioning Refugee Order 

Dozens of Republican members of Congress are speaking out against President Trumps executive order on refugees. These members need encouragement to call on the president to rescind the executive order entirely.

Statement Trump Muslim Ban is Reprehensible  

The Friends Committee on National Legislation is outraged by and strongly opposes President Trump’s executive order that will close our doors to refugees fleeing violence and persecution.

FCNL in the News Yasmine Taeb Speaks on Panel Addressing the Rise of Hate in the United States 

On January 22, FCNL lobbyist for Human Rights and Civil Liberties Yasmine Taeb participated in a panel hosted by the National Iranian American Council and Iranian Alliances Across Borders on the rise of hate in the United States. She emphasized the need for constituents to put continuous pressure on members of Congress, use creative means to make their voices heard, and continue to fight against discriminatory policies.

Action Alert We Stand with Immigrants and Refugees 

President Trump's executive orders instate an extreme enforcement-only immigration policy and gut the refugee resettlement program.

FCNL in the News Yasmine Taeb Discusses Grassroots Organizing in Solidarity with Immigrants and Refugees 

FCNL lobbyist for Human Rights and Civil Liberties Yasmine Taeb spoke with Sputnik International about a rally she organized in response to President Trump’s executive orders on immigration and refugee resettlement. She stressed that this rally, which drew hundreds of attendees, was only the first of many that she and other advocates intend to organize in response to the Trump administration’s actions on immigration, refugee resettlement, and other issues.

Action Alert Executive Orders on Immigration Fail to Offer Solutions 

FCNL is deeply disheartened by the executive orders signed today by President Trump. The directions promise to adversely affect U.S. communities and offer no concrete solutions for reforming our immigration system.

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