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18/05/04 - STATEMENT FROM CITIES FOR ACTION ON TERMINATION OF TEMPORARY PROTECTED STATUS FOR HONDURANS

For Immediate ReleaseMay 4, 2018 Contactpress@citiesforaction.us   Cities for Action denounces Trump Administration's decision to terminate TPS for...

2018/04/27 - MAYORS AND COUNTY EXECUTIVES URGE THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION TO EXTEND TEMPORARY PROTECTED STATUS FOR HONDURANS

For Immediate Release: April 27, 2018Contact: press@citiesforaction.us Cities for Action leaders issue letter to the Department of Homeland Securit...

2018/04/26 - STATEMENT FROM CITIES FOR ACTION ON TERMINATION OF TPS FOR NEPAL

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

2018/03/05 - STATEMENT FROM CITIES FOR ACTION ON MARCH 5 DACA DEADLINE

In the six months since rescinding DACA, the President has rejected commonsense, bi-partisan attempts to fix DACA. Thousands of Dreamers have alrea...

2018/02/15 - STATEMENT FROM CITIES FOR ACTION ON SENATE IMMIGRATION NEGOTIATIONS

As immigrant families across the nation await the Senate’s vote on an immigration bill, Cities for Action affirms our unequivocal support for a pat...

2018/01/30- NYC AND CHICAGO AUTHOR JOINT OP-ED URGING TRUMP ADMINISTRATION TO EXTEND TPS FOR SYRIANS

For Immediate Release: January 30, 2018 Contact: press@citiesforaction.us NYC and Chicago leaders to Trump Administration: Extend Syrian TPS to pre...

2018/01/08 - CITIES FOR ACTION: IT'S CRUEL AND COUNTER-PRODUCTIVE FOR TRUMP ADMINISTRATION TO TERMINATE TPS FOR SALVADORANS

For Immediate Release: January 8, 2018 Contact: press@citiesforaction.us Trump Administration's decision to end Salvadoran TPS cruel and counter-pr...

2018/01/03- BIPARTISAN MAYORS ISSUE LETTER URGING THE ADMINISTRATION TO EXTEND TPS FOR EL SALVADOR

For Immediate Release: January 3, 2018Contact: press@citiesforaction.us BIPARTISAN MAYORS ISSUE LETTER URGING THE ADMINISTRATION TO EXTEND TPS FOR ...

2017/12/22 - CITIES FOR ACTION DENOUNCES PRESIDENT AND CONGRESS FOR PASSING TAX BILL

Cities for Action: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will hurt immigrant and mixed-status families By signing the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the President has doub...

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...

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

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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

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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

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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...