With Mother’s Day on the horizon, we remember the circumstances of refugee, immigrant, and asylum seeker parents. Many face immense challenges in raising and protecting their children due to incarceration in detention centers, extended separations, war, persecution, cultural and generational differences, and past traumas. This Mother’s Day, let us remember the moms facing these exceptionally difficult challenges.
Think of Undocumented Immigrants as Parents, Not Problems New York Times
Mothers and Children Suffer In Immigration Detention While Administration Makes its Point Immigration Impact Beth Werlin
- No Justice For Family of Mexican Child Killed By U.S. Border Patrol Agent Immigration Impact Mary Kenney and Patrick Taurel
Refugee Crisis Needs an Extraordinary Response HIAS Blog Mark Hetfield
Thousands Of Dreamers Are Losing Their Work Permits BuzzFeed News David Noriega
- Ecumenical Advocacy Days: Mass Incarceration and Systems of Exploitation Church World Service Blog Luciano Cadoni
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