U.S. Representatives Mark Pocan (WI-02), James P. McGovern (MA-02), Barbara Lee (CA-13), Betty McCollum (MN-04), Raúl Grijalva (AZ-03), and Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) today released the following statement condemning the Trump Administration’s recent actions harming the Palestinian people. “We are alarmed by the Trump Administration’s blatant attempts at exacerbating the ongoing humanitarian crisis in the Palestinian … Continue reading House Democrats Condemn Trump Administration’s Actions Harming the Palestinian People
In a decision that will forever stain our history and the legacy of the U.S. Supreme Court—alongside cases like Dred Scott, which upheld slavery, and Korematsu, which permitted the incarceration of Japanese-Americans—our nation’s highest court ruled in favor of Trump's Muslim Ban. In doing so, it gave the green light to an administration that has made xenophobia, … Continue reading Sign this petition: Demand Congress act to repeal the Muslim ban!
Today, on behalf of 29 plaintiffs forcibly separated from their children under the Trump administration’s cruel and inhumane “zero tolerance” policy, Muslim Advocates and the Legal Aid Justice Center filed Dora v. Sessions, a lawsuit against the Trump administration for wrongfully depriving the plaintiffs of their right to apply for asylum by forcing them through “credible … Continue reading Parents of Children Forcibly Separated While Seeking Asylum File Suit Against U.S. Government
As Yemen is going through one of the worst current humanitarian crises in the world, the Trump administration may force some Yemenis in America to go back to war-torn Yemen. Temporary Protected Status (TPS) has been extended for Yemenis but has not been re-disgnated. Refusal to re-designate TPS means that all those who arrived after … Continue reading #SaveTPS: Some Yemenis in America may be forced to go back to war-torn Yemen
In the aftermath of Trump's announcement to move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and recognize it as Israel's capital, a few Orange County lawmakers have reacted. Congressman Lou Correa (D-46) released the following statement on President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and moving the US … Continue reading How OC Members of Congress reacted to Trump’s Jerusalem decision
Even though Trump's hateful rhetoric against immigrants, Muslims, Arabs, refugees and others is intended to intimidate them out of public life, it has in fact encouraged more to get involved and even run for office. A recent Buzzfeed article featured several Muslims running for office in various parts of the nation, but missed these 3 … Continue reading Trump’s Anti-Arab rhetoric convinced these 3 Arab Americans to run for office