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By Dolly Li, Part of the "Visions From The Inside" project. Link: http://visionsfromtheinside.tumblr.com/

TAKE ACTION: Please sign! Child being sexually abused at Karnes “family detention” center

A family at the Karnes family prison needs public support!  Children are being sexually abused and ICE is refusing to take action!  Please sign and share! Via RAICES Click here to sign:…

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LOS ANGELES | Feb 11: Protest/rally to stop detaining and deporting refugees

Save the date! What:  Protest/rally to stop detaining and deporting refugees When:  February 11, 2016 Where:  Los Angeles, CA #FreedomNotReform #RefugeeRightsNow #EndFamilyDetention #CentAmRefugees #LibertadNoReforma #DerechosParaRefugiadosAhora #AltoALaDetencionFamiliar #RefugiadosCentroAmericanos For more information, visit: http://www.refugeerightsnow.com

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TAKE ACTION: Send letter to Obama and DOJ not to appeal Flores settlement enforcement decision for imprisoned families

This week Obama and the DOJ were dealt a blow when the Flores settlement enforcement decision was upheld and they were ordered to no longer detain families. However, they are expected to appeal this decision. Please send letter to Obama and DOJ not to appeal Flores settlement enforcement decision for immigrants -- THANK YOU!

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Parole RFI Families: National Organizational Sign On Letter

We, the undersigned, write to you with grave concern over the Administration’s current position to deny parole to all families who receive positive findings following the completion of a Reasonable Fear Interview (RFI) before the U.S. Asylum Office. We urge you to immediately reverse this policy and to grant parole for families once they successfully complete the RFI process and receive positive findings.

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Bring Ana’s sister back

We need your help. Our friend Ana is fighting to get her sister and 10-year-old nephew out of detention. After fleeing their home country for life-threatening reasons and seeking asylum in the United States, they have been in the Karnes Detention Center in Texas for over one year.

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Help Reunite a Family

y dear friend Alta Gracias has spent the past six months locked up in an immigration detention facility with her three small children, after fleeing her native El Salvador in search of an escape from the violence overrunning the country. She has finally made it through the first steps of the legal process for filing an asylum claim, and she and her children are being released to family on the East Coast.

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Tell ICE: Release Mothers On Hunger Strike At Texas Immigrant Detention Center

Women held in Texas Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) prison work for $3/day, their children's health is deteriorating, and many haven't been given the opportunity to post a reasonable bond for their release. Conditions have gotten so bad that 40 women began a hunger strike earlier this week. Many of these women fled to the United States because they feared for their lives. Now they, and even their children, are being put in solitary confinement cells in the medical wing of the prison for participating in the strike. The mothers are on their 5th day of not taking food and they need our support more than ever.

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Precarious lives: Central American families and the limits of U.S. immigration policy

In 2014, 60,000 children and mothers fled Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras, seeking refuge in the U.S. because of gang threats, domestic violence, and child abuse in their countries. The Obama administration has responded by detaining these families in prison-like conditions for months, many times denying them release on bond and inhibiting their ability to apply for political asylum. A nationwide network of lawyers and activists is organizing to end this practice and to argue through legal representation that the women and children should be allowed to exercise their internationally recognized rights to live free from violence and persecution. Come and hear about this work through a transnational feminist lens.

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Federal decision is not strong enough ; Reaffirm Commitment To Fight For Families detained in Karnes and Dilley (TX)

Interview with Diego Mancha during the press conference by groups that included Feminists Unite, SAIYM , Attorney Virginia Raymond in front of San Fernando Cathedral. This action was in response to the decision of the federal court (R.I.L.-R. versus Jeh Johnson) that goes against justification by DHS (Department of Homeland Security) to warehouse hundreds of children, women and families in detention centers as a way of deterring further migration. However, it is still not sufficiently strong enough to completely invalidate family detention.

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