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2017/11/22 - CITIES FOR ACTION: TRUMP ADMINISTRATION'S DECISION TO END TPS FOR HAITI IS ABHORRENT, CONGRESS MUST FIND A PERMANENT SOLUTION

 Cities for Action calls on Congress to pass legislation to protect TPS recipients as Trump Administration announces the phase-out of TPS for Haiti...

2017/11/16 - CITIES FOR ACTION: SHAME ON THE HOUSE FOR JEOPARDIZING CHILDREN AND FAMILIES, SENATE MUST REJECT THE TAX CUT AND JOBS ACT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 16, 2017 CONTACT: press@citiesforaction.us Cities for Action condemns House passage of the bill, urges Senate to re...

2017/11/16 - CITIES TO CONGRESS: DON'T INCREASE CHILD POVERTY FOR THE SAKE OF TAX CUTS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 16, 2017CONTACT: press@citiesforaction.us Coalition of 175+ Mayors and County Executives Issues Letters to House an...

2017/11/08 - Cities for Action Declares TPS phase-out for Nicaragua “Inhumane,” Calls on Congress to Protect TPS Recipients

For Immediate Release: November 8, 2017 Contact: press@citiesforaction.us As Trump Administration moves to phase out TPS for Nicaraguans, Cities fo...

2017/11/02 - MAYORS ISSUE LETTER URGING THE ADMINISTRATION TO EXTEND TPS FOR HONDURANS AND NICARAGUANS

For Immediate Release: November 2, 2017 Contact: press@citiesforaction.us Cities for Action leaders call on the U.S. Department of Homeland Securit...

2017/10/19 - CITIES AND COUNTIES FILE AMICUS BRIEF IN PHILADELPHIA V. SESSIONS URGING DISTRICT COURT TO BAR TRUMP ADMINISTRATION FROM BLOCKING LAW ENFORCEMENT GRANTS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 19, 2017CONTACT: press@citiesforaction.us CITIES AND COUNTIES FILE AMICUS BRIEF IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFFS IN PHILADEL...

2017/10/09 - CITIES FOR ACTION STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT'S LIST OF IMMIGRATION DEMANDS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 9, 2017 CONTACT: press@citiesforaction.us Cities for Action – 175 mayors and county officials representing over 55 m...

2017/09/05 - MAYORS & COUNTY OFFICIALS DENOUNCE PRESIDENT TRUMP’S DECISION TO END DEFERRED ACTION FOR CHILDHOOD ARRIVALS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 5, 2017 CONTACT: press@citiesforaction.us MAYORS & COUNTY OFFICIALS DENOUNCE PRESIDENT TRUMP’S DECISION TO END...

2017/08/15 - MAYORS & COUNTY OFFICIALS CALL ON PRESIDENT TO CONTINUE DACA AND SUPPORT AMERICA’S DREAMERS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 15, 2017 CONTACT: press@citiesforaction.us MAYORS & COUNTY OFFICIALS CALL ON PRESIDENT TO CONTINUE DACA AND SUPP...

2017/06/29 - STATEMENT FROM CITIES FOR ACTION ON ANTI-IMMIGRANT HOUSE BILLS

For Immediate Release: June 29, 2017Contact: press@citiesforaction.us  STATEMENT FROM CITIES FOR ACTION ON ANTI-IMMIGRANT HOUSE BILLS The following...

2017/06/28 – CITIES TO HOUSE LEADERSHIP: OPPOSE ANTI-IMMIGRANT BILLS H.R. 3003 & H.R. 3004

2017/06/28 – CITIES TO HOUSE LEADERSHIP: OPPOSE ANTI-IMMIGRANT BILLS H.R. 3003 & H.R. 3004 Coalition of 150+ Mayors and County Executives Issue...

2017/06/16 - STATEMENT FROM CITIES FOR ACTION ON DHS RESCISSION OF DAPA AND EXPANDED DACA

For Immediate Release: June 16, 2017 Contact: press@citiesforaction.us  STATEMENT FROM CITIES FOR ACTION ON DHS RESCISSION OF DAPA AND EXPANDED DAC...

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BLOOMBERG: Ending Haitians’ Protected Status Could Cost U.S. $280M

Ending Haitians’ Protected Status Could Cost U.S. $280M BLOOMBERG - Laura Francis http://news.bna.com/dlln/DLLNWB/split_display.adp?fedfid=11179689...

Amid anti-immigration wave, some small towns welcome refugees with open arms

August 5, 2016 RUTLAND, Vermont — Mayor Christopher Louras sees trouble ahead for this small city of about 16,000 at the foot of the Green Mountai...

De Blasio Urges Next President to Prioritize Immigration Reform

July 26, 2016 Mayor Bill de Blasio and nearly 60 other mayors and municipal officials from around the country issued a letter to the next presiden...

Obama immigration actions face critical day at high court

April 16, 2016 Monday marks a critical day for President Obama’s executive actions on immigration, as his legal team makes arguments to the Suprem...

Mayors press GOP senators to fill SCOTUS seat

March 21, 2016   In a Monday letter to Sens. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), the majority leader, and Chuck Grassley(R-Iowa), chairman of the Judicia...

Cities, Counties Enter Supreme Court Fray Over Immigration

  March 7, 2016Local leaders are coming out against their states' governors over deportation relief. Leaders from nearly 120 cities and counties a...

Immigration is Part of the Civil Rights Movement

February 15, 2016   MAYOR WILLIAM A. BELL CALLS FOR BIRMINGHAM TO "LEAD THE WAY" ON IMMIGRATION REFORM. Birmingham will always be intertwined with...

Obama Immigration Executive Action Update: 84 Cities And Counties Back Administration's Supreme Court Appeal

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Mayors Strike Back Against Governors in Refugee Fight

November 18, 2015 Washington (CNN)Democratic mayors across the country are clashing with mostly Republican governors who say their states shouldn'...

Here are the 18 U.S. Cities Welcoming Syrian Refugees

November 18, 2015 A growing list of U.S. governors is putting the kibosh on Syrian refugees entering their states. While the legality of their ref...