WASHINGTON — Throughout 2018, women across the country have experienced several highs and lows. NOW and its allies have refused to sit quietly and watch those who attempt to turn back the clock on women’s rights. We have been tested, but we have risen to the challenge and continued to speak truth to power. Though… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Immigration
Trump is a bully, and he’s picking on young people. But this is not a schoolyard, and the potential for danger is very real.
By Roxanna Gutierrez, President’s Office Intern Today I was remembering some of my childhood memories from elementary school; specifically, I remembered how embarrassed I used to get when I would mispronounce a word in English. First, I would blush and then I would repeat the scenario multiple times in my head until my brain would… Read more »
Right now, immigrants across the country are facing extreme xenophobia. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids are breaking apart families–deporting individuals whose documents may not be in order, but who nonetheless help to sustain the U.S labor force and create vibrant communities.
Donald Trump made changes at the margins of his infamous Muslim ban, but with #MuslimBan2.0 he is doubling down on its cruelty and prejudice.
In his draft executive order that makes sweeping changes in legal immigration policy, Donald Trump has doubled down on a white male supremacist agenda, xenophobia and hate speech. NOW stands in solidarity with our Muslim and immigrant sisters and brothers in opposition to this contemptible misuse of presidential authority.
Senate legislation intended to increase penalties for human trafficking and provide additional support for survivors was revealed to be a stalking horse for yet more attacks by Senate Republicans against some of the most vulnerable women and girls.
By Pat Reuss and Bonnie Grabenhofer The last election and the current session of Congress have been a bit discouraging so it’s especially welcome when we can share a success story of how NOW took action which then led to a victory. You may have heard about the harmful immigration provisions that some members in… Read more »
This August NOW’s President Terry O’Neill was arrested in front of the White House as part of a protest for comprehensive immigration reform. Terry and other immigration activists were specifically protesting the deportation and separation of families. Feminism intersects with the need for immigration reform first and foremost because the immigration system is inherently discriminatory,… Read more »
This Black Friday, and every day, NOW stands in solidarity with the Walmart Strikers. Walmart has an obligation to better its practices as the largest employer in the United States. NOW calls on the Walton family to respond the demands to pay workers $15/hour and provide consistent schedules.