Sunday, June 17, 2018

The US is separating immigrant children from parents and it's despicable

Jesus, Mary, and Joseph travel to Egypt. Image source.
Here's a bunch of links about this. It's horrifying. Everyone needs to know about this and take action.

Hundreds of Immigrant Children Have Been Taken From Parents at U.S. Border

To Curb Illegal Immigration, DHS Separating Families At The Border

Immigration advocates demanding change after some asylum seekers are separated from families

She says federal officials took her daughter while she breastfed the child in a detention center

Jeff Sessions Cherry-Picked a Bible Passage to Defend Trump’s Immigration Policy

‘Don’t You Have Any Empathy?’: Sarah Huckabee Sanders Confronted Over Families Separated at Border

The Trump administration is committing violence against children

Religious leaders who have spoken out about this (via @jackmjenkins):

Catholic bishops rebuke Trump’s asylum changes, suggest ‘canonical penalties’

Franklin Graham Blasts Trump’s Immigrant Family Separations At Border

PRESS RELEASE: AME Church condemns use of scripture by Attorney General Sessions to separate immigrant families

U.S. interfaith leaders urge government to #KeepFamiliesTogether

World Vision Urges U.S. Government to Protect Children and Families in Immigration Detention

How you can help:

Sign the ACLU petition "Stop the Government from Abusing Immigrant Children"

How To Help Migrant Parents & Children Who Are Separated At The Border

Here's how to help immigrant children separated from parents at U.S. border

Donate to eight organizations working to protect kids separated from their families by ICE


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