In June, at least 53 people seeking asylum died in a tractor-trailer abandoned in the summer heat outside San Antonio.
This devastating loss of life is a direct result of cruel, racist asylum and immigration policies — Trump-era policies designed by Stephen Miller that persist under the Biden administration.
So many Jewish people owe our lives to family being able to migrate to the United States. But today, immigrant and border communities are under siege by over-funded and inhumane immigration enforcement agencies.
We can be part of changing that.
Right now, Congress is crafting next year’s budget. That's why our multiracial Jewish community is rising up with allies to demand divestment from these unjust systems and investment in truly welcoming immigrants.
Contact your member of Congress now to demand they cut funding to ICE and CBP and reinvest in our communities in next year’s budget.
— Organized by Bend the Arc, Amnesty International USA, Detention Watch Network, and the Defund Hate coalition —