Posts in Immigrant & Refugee Right
“One of us is going to Washington” - what Habon Abdulle of WOW Network wants you to understand about Ilhan Omar’s election.

The first woman who Habon Abdulle of WOW Network recruited to run for office was Ilhan Omar.

"After the election, many of us felt that we can put our bags down. We are here to stay, and now we have a stake in the game. While we recognize this election is not presidential, the effect on marginalized people’s emotions are similar, as prejudice is confronted by elected representation. " - Habon Abdulle

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The Rise of a Humanitarian Crisis in the United States

Saturday saw an outpouring of Minnesotans onto the streets of Minneapolis on an extraordinary June day.  Extraordinary in that it was over 90 degrees, and extraordinary in that we had to take to the streets to protest the SEPARATION of children from their parents and the CAGING of them in ill-equipped shuttered Walmarts along our Southern border.

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Are We Ready to Be What Racists Fear?

My story as a transracial adoptee has left me with this indescribable void that will never be understood.

Throughout my life I have attached incredible meaning to who I was as Mexican and less to who I was as American, but like the Diaspora Blues says “so, here you are too foreign for home and too foreign for here. Never enough for both” - Ljeoma Umebinyuo.

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March with Us June 30th to #FreeOurFuture

On June 30, we're rallying in Washington, D.C., and around the country to tell Donald Trump and his administration to stop separating kids from their parents!

Join us on for a national day of action. We are co-hosting the Minneapolis event, and are calling on the current administration, our senators, and our representatives to declare once and for all that families belong together and should not be detained.

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Rejecting Violence, Oppression, and Murder by US Border Patrol

On May 23, US border patrol agents shot and killed an unarmed migrant. We say her name in solidarity, Claudia Patricia Gomez Gonzalez. at WMM we whole heartedly reject the oppression and violence that the border patrol engages in. We reject the words and racism that our administration has used to divide and we reject the notion of borders.

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Women's March Minnesota is proud to be a sponsor of this year's March for Immigrant and Refugee Rights.

Women's March Minnesota is proud to be a sponsor of this year's March for Immigrant and Refugee Rights.

Please join us May 1st as we march in solidarity with Minnesota's Immigrant Community. We march in support of Dreamers and recipients of TPS and DED. We march to demand legalization for all undocumented immigrants. We march to call for an end to unfair deportations of our neighbors and friends. Let's show up in strength on May 1st!

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