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Fair Immigration Reform Movement Will Fight Any Attempts to Create a Deportation Force

For Immediate Release: Friday, Feb. 17, 2017

Contact: Susana Flores, susana@4rceinitiatives.com (915) 525-2434

(WASHINGTON)—Here is a statement from Kica Matos, spokesperson for the Fair Immigration Reform Movement (FIRM), on a news report that the Trump Administration is considering deploying the National Guard to roundup undocumented immigrants:

“News reports that President Trump is considering mobilizing the National Guard to round up immigrants is a declaration of war not only on our communities, but on American principles. By even considering this, Trump is creating more fear and panic among millions of immigrants while continuing to wage his unprecedented war on immigrants, sweeping up people in raids who have no criminal records.

“It is not enough that the White House is denying this report. DHS Secretary John Kelly and President Trump need to state publicly he is not forming a deportation force. Immigrant families are already being terrorized by ICE agents, and many being arrested have no criminal histories. Trump’s policies have unleashed a barrage of pure hatred and racism directed at people who wanted nothing more than to make better lives for their families in the U.S.”

“In the Associated Press report today, the proposal would mobilize the National Guard in 11 states: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado,...

Hatred Unleashed: Trump Turns America Against Immigrants

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017

Contact: Donna De La Cruz, ddelacruz@communitychange.org (202) 339-9331

Declares War on Immigrant Families Targeting Sanctuary Cities and Ramping up of Deportations

(WASHINGTON)–Today, in remarks at the Department of Homeland Security, President Donald Trump announced a series of policy initiatives aimed at tearing families apart, shutting off funding to sanctuary cities and attacking the very heart of America’s immigrant tradition.

Here is a statement from Kica Matos, spokesperson for the Fair Immigration Reform Movement (FIRM):

“Today’s announcements are the stuff of nightmares. Only in our darkest fears could Americans imagine such heartless treatment of human beings. Families will suffer from fear and uncertainty because of today’s announcements.”

“President Donald Trump today declared war on immigrant families by targeting the cities that offer them sanctuary from hateful policies like the ones his administration is embracing.”

“By issuing an executive order to cut funding to the hundreds of cities and counties who have identified as sanctuaries for undocumented immigrants Trump is cementing his stamp of hatred and bigotry to a huge segment of our population. The faith community founded sanctuary cities to protect refugees and immigrants from harsh policies and will continue to dos so. The immigrant rights community and its supporters will...

National Exhibit Puts People First to Highlight Importance of Ruling on Administrative Relief

For Immediate Release: Monday, June 6, 2016

Contact: Carlos Vogel, 202-460-0713, cvogel@communitychange.org

Photos, stories, and art exhibition featured in several US cities to highlight why immigration relief programs are needed

Washington, DC – Today, the Fair Immigration Reform Movement (FIRM), along with world renowned artists and co-directors of the movie “A Day without a Mexican” Yarely Arizmendi and Sergio Arau, and directly impacted families hosted “The Faces of DAPA and DACA+ Exhibition”  featuring photos and  stories of individuals and directly impacted families. The exhibition seeks to educate and highlight the importance of the Supreme Court to rule in favor President Obama’s executive orders on DACA+ and DAPA.

The “Faces of DAPA/DACA+” is a travelling exhibit that was launched by FIRM  in Los Angeles, CA  in April, and has traveled to Alabama, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Wisconsin, and is ending in Washington, D.C.   The exhibit features striking photos and compelling stories of immigrant families across the country who are eligible for “DAPA and DACA+”, the executive orders issued by President Obama in November 2014 which would allow millions of immigrant families to live without fear of family separation and provide work authorization so that they can live,...

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