Category: Policy Alerts

Oppose New Rule Banning Majority of Asylum Seekers
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Oppose New Rule Banning Majority of Asylum Seekers

SUPPORT THE HUMAN RIGHT TO SEEK ASYLUM AT THE US BORDER Last week the Trump Administration instituted a policy that bars all individuals who transited through another country, such as Mexico or Guatemala, before arriving at the U.S. southern border the right to file asylum in the US. This new policy is yet another attempt by the Trump...

July 23, 2019July 24, 2019by
Oppose Fast-Track Deportation of Vulnerable Children and Indefinite Detention of Families
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Oppose Fast-Track Deportation of Vulnerable Children and Indefinite Detention of Families

Last week, in a letter written to Congress, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen asked for sweeping new authority to quickly deport unaccompanied minors (teens traveling alone) who are fleeing for their lives from Central American gang violence. Teens are more likely to be murdered in Honduras than any other country on earth. The Secretary is...

April 3, 2019April 15, 2019by
Oppose Separating Families and Holding Children in Cages
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Oppose Separating Families and Holding Children in Cages

Photo Credit John Moore/Getty Images OPPOSE SEPARATING CHILDREN FROM THEIR FAMILIES AT THE BORDER JOIN PTV IN SUPPORTING THE RIGHT TO SEEK REFUGE WITH DIGNITY PTV opposes the recent actions taken by the administration to tear children away from their families at the border and hold them separately in chain-linked cages. In recent weeks, the US attorney general’s office has...

June 18, 2018July 24, 2019by