Help Reunite the Children
1. Sign a Petition
Sign one of the many petitions on Change.org to Donald Trump, Department of Homeland Security, Separtment of Justice, Department of Health and Human Services
To to: Change.org
2. Contact your Member of Congress
Urge your Senators and Representatives:
-not to trade family separation with unlimited family detention and lack of due process. Demand that Donald Trump, DHS Secretary Nielsen, and Attorney General Sessions end all family separation and detention through social media, letters, appropriations, and in Congressional hearings;
-to support efforts to defund family separation in appropriations and decrease funding for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Customs and Border Protection, and the U.S. Attorney's Offices within the Department of Justice
-to co-sponsor the following legislation:
S. 3036 - Keep Families Together Act
R. 2572 - Protect Family Values at the Border Act
R. 5950/S.2937 - the HELP Separated Children Act
R. 2043/S. 2468 - Fair Day in Court for Kids Act of 2018
H.R._ The Central America Family Protection and Reunification Act
Member of Congress Contact Info here.
3. Write/sign an Op-Ed in your local newspaper or online media outlets
The Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services
The Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that promotes justice by providing free and low-cost legal services to underserved immigrant children, families and refugees in Central and South Texas. RAICES is the largest immigration non-profit in Texas with offices in Austin, Corpus, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, and San Antonio. Sign up here.
Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center
Las Americas is a 31-year-old homegrown non-profit dedicated to serving the legal needs of low-income immigrants, including refugees and asylum seekers, victims of crime, and families seeking reunification. Las Americas lawyers and staff are committed to providing legal representation to those who otherwise would not be able to afford it.
5. Donate: Support organization on the ground in Texas providing direct support and legal representation for the children
Texas Civil Rights Project Click here to donate.
The Texas Civil Rights Project uses legal advocacy to empower Texas communities and create policy change.
The Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project Click here to donate.
The Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project (ASAP) works to prevent wrongful deportations by connecting refugee families to community support and emergency legal aid.
The ACLU Click here to donate.
For almost 100 years, the ACLU has worked to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States.
6. Lawyers Needed!
American Immigration Lawyers Association