They Are Children Seeking Safety

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 26, 2021 Contact: Lynn Tramonte (latramonte@gmail.com / 202-255-0551); Tom Salyers (tsalyers@clasp.org/ 202- 607-1074) Washington, D.C. – Following is a statement from members of the Children Thrive Action Network (CTAN) Coordinating Committee. See a list of signatories at the end. Children fleeing Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Read more…

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“This is the moment” Members of Children Thrive Action Network Urge Passage of Immigration Laws that Help Children and Families, Reject Criminalization

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 16, 2021 Contact: Lynn Tramonte (latramonte@gmail.com / 202-255-0551); Tom Salyers (tsalyers@clasp.org / 202- 607-1074) Washington, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives is taking up two major immigration bills that could transform the lives of more than one million children in immigrant families. Members of the Read more…

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It’s International Women’s Day, and the Biden Administration Must Stop Detaining and Deporting Black Immigrants, Women, and Children

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 8, 2021 Contact: Lynn Tramonte (latramonte@gmail.com / 202-255-0551); Tom Salyers (tsalyers@clasp.org/ 202- 607-1074) [CW – sexual assault and other violence] Washington, D.C. – On International Women’s Day, the Children Thrive Action Network denounces the detention and deportation of Black immigrants, women, children, and families by the Read more…

CTAN Welcomes Biden-Harris “New Vision of Hope and Healing” for Children in Immigrant Families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 26, 2021 Contact: Lynn Tramonte (latramonte@gmail.com / (202) 255-0551; Tom Salyers (tsalyers@clasp.org/ (202) 607-1074 Washington, D.C. – In less than a week, the Biden-Harris Administration has ushered in a new sense of community and possibility. It outlined a bold agenda on immigration policy and COVID-19 relief Read more…

180+ Organizations: Biden-Harris Administration Must Protect Children in Mixed-Status Immigrant Families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 3, 2020 Contact: Lynn Tramonte (latramonte@gmail.com / (202) 255-0551; Tom Salyers (tsalyers@clasp.org/ (202) 607-1074 Washington, D.C. – One in four children in the United States has at least one immigrant parent, and over 5 million children have a parent who is undocumented. Today, over 180 organizations Read more…

Federal Transition Priorities to Defend and Support America’s Children in Immigrant Families

Federal Transition Priorities to Defend and Support America’s Children in Immigrant Families Introduction and Rationale Anti-immigrant policies advanced by the Trump Administration have caused devastating harm to children in immigrant families and left a moral stain on our country. Children in immigrant families now comprise 1 in 4, or approximately Read more…

As Trump Administration Threatens Expanded Deportation, Children Thrive Action Network Shares Toolkit to Protect Immigrant Families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 16, 2020 Contact: Lynn Tramonte (latramonte@gmail.com / (202) 255-0551; Tom Salyers (tsalyers@clasp.org/ (202) 607-1074 Washington, D.C. – From expanding extra-judicial deportations to retaliating against cities who refuse to enforce federal immigration law, the Trump administration is threatening to kick immigration enforcement into overdrive over the next Read more…