The Executive Order could cripple refugee resettlement for years. Tell Congress to do what President Bush did - Provide some funding to resettlement agencies during the halt on arrivals.
Hi everyone: In the last couple of hours, I've read two articles describing how, yet again, our border agents are specifically targeting people who are Muslim for illegal questioning upon entering the United States, and denial of entry. These practices run counter to stated policy that the US Customs and Border Protection (CPB) "does not … Continue reading Call Your Reps: Border Agents Out Of Bounds
As I write this, I'm listening to the livestream of senators speaking through the night. Here are some off the top of my head thoughts, ahead of the vote. ********** Barring a big surprise, the vote will happen sometime in the middle of the day and it will be 50-50, with the … Continue reading Update: Preparing ourselves for DeVos Vote…and what we do next
Hey folks: A quick action call for you this week, to urge your members of congress to stand up for the judicial branch after the President's comments about a "so-called judge". Background Contact info for your senators and congressperson Scripts for calling! Background: On Saturday President Trump questioned the legitimacy of the judge who made … Continue reading Elected Officials: Speak up against attacks on the Judicial Branch
UPDATE: Friday, 2/3, 11:15 (cst) Just spoke with a staffer at Thom Tillis' (NC) dc office. According to her, the Senator had a personal phone call with Betsy DeVos last night, in which she assured him of her "support for public education and the #IDEA, and he has now confirmed he WILL be voting for … Continue reading Friday Update: DeVos Nomination
Name of #'s of three GOP Senators who haven't announced how they'll vote.
WEDNESDAY UPDATE: 12:10pm (cst) Manchin will vote AGAINST! (article here) Hoeven will vote FOR. (article here) Still no statement from Moran or Boozeman. North Dakotans and people who feel strongly connected to the issue of equitable education for children with disabilities, you can give Senator Hoeven's office a call and [politely] tell staffer how frustrated … Continue reading Tuesday Eve: Targeted Calls about Betsy DeVos!