I value showing respect for all people, no matter where they were born.

People who immigrate to the US make our country stronger and build our economy. As our neighbors and as fellow human beings, they are entitled to basic respect and compassion.

Write: The local office of your 2 senators and 1 House rep (look up).

Script: I’m concerned about ICE enforcement practices. ICE agents are endangering citizens rights. Some immigrants face grave dangers abroad and are legally allowed to seek asylum here. Agents are using racial profiling, entering homes without permission, stalking people at schools and courthouses, targeting activists, conducting workplace raids, detaining people indefinitely at taxpayer expense, deporting non-violent people in record numbers, and violating basic constitutional rights. Worse, ICE is destroying records that track abuses and detainee deaths. This cannot stand. For the good of our community, what are you doing to demand DHS accountability for ICE’s abuse of power and offer compassionate protection to asylum seekers? Name, address

Bonus: Write the above to Kirstjen Neilsen, Secretary of Homeland Security. Email: DHSExecSec@hq.dhs.gov

For more, go to Americans of Conscience Action Checklist

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