Tina Hamdi holding a baby

CTAN, Tina Hamdi of OH, and Paola Ramos Close #CitizenshipMeans #KidsThrive Week of Action With Call for Family Unity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 15, 2021Contact: Lynn Tramonte (latramonte@gmail.com / 202-255-0551); Tom Salyers (tsalyers@clasp.org / 202- 607-1074) Washington, D.C. – The Children Thrive Action Network (CTAN) closes out the #CitizenshipMeans #KidsThrive week of action with a call for family unity. While Congress considers a path to citizenship for immigrants, this Read more…

Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal in front of the Seattle skyline

Rep. Jayapal and Claudia from MS Continue #CitizenshipMeans #KidsThrive Week of Action

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 13, 2021 Contact: Lynn Tramonte (latramonte@gmail.com / 202-255-0551); Tom Salyers (tsalyers@clasp.org/ 202- 607-1074) Washington, D.C. – While Congress considers a path to citizenship for immigrants, the Children Thrive Action Network (CTAN) #CitizenshipMeans #KidsThrive week of action continues. Citizenship for all is a children’s issue. When parents Read more…

Sen. Padilla, Paola Ramos, and Daishi Miguel Tanaka Kick Off #CitizenshipMeans #KidsThrive Week of Action

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 8, 2021 Contact: Lynn Tramonte (latramonte@gmail.com / 202-255-0551); Tom Salyers (tsalyers@clasp.org / 202- 607-1074) Washington, D.C. – The Children Thrive Action Network’s #CitizenshipMeans #KidsThrive week of action runs from September 8 through 15. While Congress considers a path to citizenship for immigrants, we remind them that Read more…

“Health and Wellbeing of More Than 5 Million Children Are At Stake” CTAN Applauds Senate Passage of Budget Resolution With Path to Citizenship, Prepares for House Action

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 11, 2021 Contact: Lynn Tramonte (latramonte@gmail.com / 202-255-0551); Tom Salyers (tsalyers@clasp.org / 202- 607-1074) Washington, D.C. – Members of the Children Thrive Action Network are celebrating the Senate’s critical step toward enacting a path to citizenship for immigrants whose home is in the United States.  Over 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…

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…