Here to stay: #DefendDACA, protect immigrants today

| September 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

HIV PJA stands with the hundreds of thousands of people that will be impacted by this administration’s attack on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program along with the millions of immigrants living in this country. As we continue to resist we must also understand the fear immigrant and other marginalized communities are living in and must continue to fight for our belief that no human being is illegal.

Click here to sign on to the “Join the HIV Community Expanded Sanctuary Movement.”

In solidarity,
HIV Prevention Justice Alliance

This call to action is sent on behalf of our partners at Positive Women’s Network – USA:

Here to stay: #DefendDACA, protect immigrants today

This country was built and continues to be sustained by immigrant love and labor.

Defend DACAThe current administration ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, placing nearly 900,000 young immigrants, their families and loved ones, at risk, because of their commitment to a white nationalist agenda – that white supremacy be maintained at any human or economic cost. The administration has given Congress a six-month window to come up with a legislative fix. Our fight to protect immigrant safety, rights and dignity begins today and will continue every single day. We will not stand by while immigrants are torn from their families, their loved ones, and their lives. Every Member of Congress must commit to protect immigrants.

How to Get Involved:

  • Click here to sign on to supporting expanded sanctuary.
  • Get to your nearest #DefendDACA rally TODAY to show your support: Visibility matters. We have to show a strong base of support for immigrants and it starts now.
  • Call your Senators and Representatives
    • Let them know that you are their constituent, you support DACA and will fight to protect it.
    • Ask them to support a legislative solution that will permanently protect DREAMers from deportation.
    • Ask them to commit to cosponsor the DREAM Act, a bipartisan bill which was re-introduced by Sens. Dick Durban (D-IL) and Lindsay Graham (R-SC) in July.
  • Learn about the expanded sanctuary movement using these great resources from Mijente so you can get more involved. Sanctuary spaces (campuses, cities, states, clinics) are those which refuse to cooperate with immigration enforcement.
  • Let immigrants know you have their back. Put out your own organizational statement and call to action. Check in with folks about how they’re feeling. We are in this together.

We love you. We will keep fighting and resisting together.

In sisterhood and solidarity,
Positive Women’s Network – USA

Category: Human Rights & Social Justice

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