By Alex Samuels
Texas Tribune (6/18/19)
Government agencies are grappling to respond to the number of immigrants coming into the country. Many tax-funded shelters housing immigrants are overcrowded, and there are reports some have substandard living conditions. We’ve compiled a list of organizations that are mobilizing to help. …
(Commoner Call cartoon by Mark L. Taylor, 2019. Open source and free for non-derivative use with link to www.thecommonercall.org )
Kids In Need Of Defense
KIND’s Family Separation Response Team is addressing the profound crisis caused by the Trump Administration taking children away from their parents upon arrival at the U.S. border during its “Zero Tolerance Policy.” We are helping children and families address the long-term consequences of this devastating policy and seek protection.
Separated Families Need Help Now!
International Rescue Committee
Please donate now to help us support vulnerable families who have been separated at the U.S.-Mexico border. The IRC is mobilizing to provide asylum-seeking families who have been released from immigration custody with critical aid. Our services include facilitating family reunifications, connecting asylum-seekers to legal services and providing them with access to medical care and temporary housing.
Donate now to help us support separated families and refugees hurt by this administration’s unjust policies in the U.S. and elsewhere. Your gift today will also support our work in more than 40 countries around the world and in 27 U.S. cities.
National Immigrant Justice Center
20 Ways You Can Help Immigrants Now
While Congress stalls, you can take other kinds of actions to help immigrants in transition, in detention, and in crisis.
By Julia Travers
Yes! Magazine (6/25/19)
Immigrant children are dying in federal custody. Children in detention are being denied basic supplies like soap and blankets—and the Trump administration says that’s fine. Trump threatened then delayed mass immigration raids across the country, using the plan as a bargaining chip with Congress, while families are left in an ever-heightened state of uncertainty.
While Congress is continually being called to act, you can take other kinds of actions to help immigrants in transition, in detention, and in crisis. Here are 20 ways. …
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