Advocate for Asylum-Seekers and Families At the Border

Advocate for Asylum-Seekers and Families At the Border

Many families from Central America and other parts of the world are attempting to cross the U.S. border to seek asylum. However due to the COVID19 pandemic, the border has been effectively closed, shutting off the opportunity for many individuals, including unaccompanied children fleeing persecution, to find protection in the United States. Several recent policies have meant that parents are often forced to make unnecessary, harmful decisions to keep their families detained indefinitely or face separation from their children and many individuals who could qualify for asylum are being returned to dangerous situations.

Many families from Central America and other parts of the world are attempting to cross the U.S. border to seek asylum. However due to the COVID19 pandemic, the border has been effectively closed, shutting off the opportunity for many individuals, including unaccompanied children fleeing persecution, to find protection in the United States. Several recent policies have meant that parents are often forced to make unnecessary, harmful decisions to keep their families detained indefinitely or face separation from their children and many individuals who could qualify for asylum are being returned to dangerous situations.

Email Congress : Support asylum seekers and families at the border

Members of Congress have oversight over what happens with the proposal of the reguee program after it is submitted from the State department and they are responsible for appropriating funding. Their job is to represent the views of their constituents. Let your Representative and Senators know that you are concerned about the closure of the border and the inability for many families and children to seek asylum and protection in ...

Members of Congress have oversight over what happens with the proposal of the reguee program after it is submitted from the State department and they are responsible for appropriating funding. Their job is to represent the views of their constituents. Let your Representative and Senators know that you are concerned about the closure of the border and the inability for many families and children to seek asylum and protection in the United States. Recently, several recent policies have meant that parents are often forced to make unnecessary, harmful decisions to keep their families detained indefinitely or face separation from their children and many individuals who could qualify for asylum are being returned to dangerous situations.

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