Tammy Alexander

Senior Legislative Associate for Domestic Affairs

en ingles ¡Bienvenido a la primera edición del nuevo boletín electrónico mensual de la oficina del MCC U.S. Washington Office enfocado en temas de inmigración! Si usted está recibiendo nuestras alertas de acción de inmigración  entonces usted recibirá automáticamente esta actualización cada mes. Ultimas noticias En enero, el Presidente Trump firmó tres órdenes ejecutivas relacionadas…

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Transitions are always difficult. Eight years ago when President Obama came into office, many immigration advocates had an abundance of hope. Obama had campaigned with very immigrant-friendly rhetoric and expectations were high. Those hopes quickly turned to frustration as, in his first year in office, deportations increased. Although in 2012 Obama protected some from deportation…

Read more Lament and gratitude

As President Obama calls for more generosity and welcome toward refugees, his administration continues to put refugee families from Central America into detention centers and deport them back to the dangers from which they fled. Mothers and children in a family detention center in Berks County, Pennsylvania, where some have languished for more than a year,…

Read more Refugee children in Pennsylvania want to be free from their prison

On Friday, June 24, the Supreme Court reached a 4-4 tie on President Obama’s 2014 executive action for immigrants, meaning that the injunction on the DAPA and expanded DACA programs will remain in effect for the time being. The MCC Washington Office statement on the verdict is below. For more information, here are two helpful…

Read more Supreme Court ruling on Obama’s executive action for immigrants (DAPA/DACA)

An interfaith delegation of religious leaders traveled to Central America last month to study the root causes of migration. While in Honduras, they had a chance to visit with Pastor Max, a Mennonite pastor from Iowa City who was deported from the U.S. in March. One of the participants reflected on the visit: The adjustment…

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