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.@FWDus today launched Dignity #ForOurFamilies and call for a humane asylum and immigration system to welcome families.

We must stop cruel policies that force family separation at the border and build a better way to #WelcomeWithDignity for people seeking protection. 1/
3 years ago, @FWDus joined a broad coalition with @fams2gether to stop Trump's Zero Tolerance Policy that tore children away from their parents. We galvanized around the public outcry and eventually won the demand to end the policy and reunify families. 2/
Many many folks answered the call to step and help bring comfort and strength -- that's where we created #FlightsForFamilies to assist local organizations with speedy travel for families' end destination. But just as soon as 0 Tolerance ended, #RemainInMexico replaced it 3/
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Despite facing their own uncertain futures, more than 5 million undocumented essential workers are combatting the pandemic & protecting all of our lives.

A path to citizenship is critical to America’s recovery and must be included in #COVID19 recovery efforts. #WeAreHome
Meet Esmeralda, an essential worker raising a three-year-old daughter. "The pathway to citizenship for me & others like me is the same pathway that will lead us all through America's recovery."

We must restore opportunity and dignity for all people living in the U.S. #WeAreHome
Jesus, a #DACA recipient & Houston paramedic, spent 6 days rescuing people from Hurricane Harvey and now, he is on the frontlines of the #COVID19 pandemic.

“Our families are working hard to keep this country moving forward during the pandemic." #WeAreHome #ForOurFamilies
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In recent weeks, @FWDus state directors have called on the new Congress & President-elect Biden to create a pathway to citizenship for 11 million undocumented people, including over 5 million of whom are helping combat the #COVID19 pandemic. #WeAreHome #ForOurFamilies

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New York Immigration Director @EddieTaveras: “Immigrants are important members of our communities. Our nation’s ability to respond and recover from the coronavirus pandemic is not possible without them."… via @timesunion #ForOurFamilies #WeAreHome
Colorado State Director @MarisitaMo: "It’s time to turn the page on the cruelty of the Trump Administration. It’s time to deliver a permanent solution for undocumented immigrants and fair and humane immigration and refugee policies." #WeAreHome
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