January 31, 2019

BREAKING: Trump Admin Expands Travel Ban

Today, the Trump administration made a broad and dangerous expansion to an already harmful travel ban. Families Belong Together Chair Jess Morales Rocketto released the following statement:

“This is yet another family separation policy by the Trump administration. This expanded travel ban is a racist attack on the values and diversity of this country, and will cause irreparable damage to families. The U.S. cannot give into nativism and islamophobia and must continue to be a beacon of hope for families across the world who are desperate for refuge. The Trump administration must put an immediate end to this ban and work to enact policies that value families. And if they won’t do that, we will take the streets to fight back as we have time and again against these policies.

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The Families Belong Together coalition includes nearly 250 different groups comprising tens of thousands of Americans from all backgrounds who have joined together to fight the Trump Administration’s cruel family separation and anti-immigrant agenda. Led by the National Domestic Workers Alliance, MoveOn, the ACLU, FWD.us and The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, the Families Belong Together coalition organized the National Day of Action that saw hundreds of thousands of people protest the family separation policy and other inhumane immigration policies at more than 780 events in all 50 states. The coalition is at the forefront of the fight to permanently end family separation and incarceration, immediately reunite all families who remain torn apart, reverse the Trump administration’s zero-humanity policy that created this crisis, and hold accountable anyone who has profited politically or financially from the suffering of these families.