For many, Joseph, Mary and Jesus represent the sacred image of family values. We deny the value of this image when we separate refugee children from their mothers or fathers who are fleeing their homelands in order to survive. In addition, we are deporting hard-working undocumented parents and placing their citizen children in tax-funded foster homes. Why deport parents that are supporting their citizen children emotionally and financially? We are denying the value of a united family. We are imitating read more…

Posted: January 30, 2018 in: Child Poverty, Immigration

As we work on behalf of our children and families, it’s important to be informed! Here are 5 myths about DACA and Dreamers and why they’re wrong. Myth 1: DACA is a pathway to citizenship DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) is a program that gives beneficiaries a temporary reprieve from deportation, allowing them to stay lawfully in the country, granting work permits and allowing them to obtain driver’s licenses. The program is not amnesty, nor is it a path to read more…

Posted: January 22, 2018 in: Action Alerts, Child Health Care, Child Poverty, Immigration

Our government has declared war on citizen children whose parent(s) are undocumented even though they may have lived and worked here for many years. Even the Temporary Protective Status (TPS) granted to those who are victims of a natural and other disaster in their home countries is being revoked. Our government is destroying healthy, self-supporting families. Write or email your Senators and Congresswo(men) today and ask for their support. Tell them that a path to citizenship, rather than so many read more…


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