U.S. folks – please act now to prevent Congress from stripping provisions of the Trafficking Victims Protection and Reauthorization Act of 2008 (TVPRA). The TVPRA contains important provisions designed to protect the rights of unaccompanied minors. Many of these minors have fled violence – including state-sponsored repression and torture – and have come to the U.S. seeking safety and protection.
Right now in Congress, our elected officials are considering lifting important protections for migrant children currently provided under the Trafficking Victims Protection and Reauthorization Act of 2008 (TVPRA) — a law which requires children to have a hearing before a judge and to have an attorney present.
We must demand that our elected officials ensure the safety of children arriving at the US border.
You can take action now by signing our petition calling for Congress to protect Central American children.
Our friends at the Chicago Religious Leadership Network have also circulated this call to action. Please join us in supporting this important initiative:
Congress is Preparing to Vote on the Unaccompanied Minors! Can you spare a minute to make sure they vote the right way?
Call (1-866-940-2439 ) or email your U.S. senators and representatives in the next 48 hours and urge them to pass the Senate Bill…
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