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Project Amplify

Project Amplify is a national campaign launched to establish legal protections for children in government care so that the brutality discovered on the border in June never happens again. How? We are sharing the children’s stories themselves in their own words with the public in a variety of amplification events around the country that will also include experts in medicine, mental health, law, economics, immigration, human trafficking, history, social welfare and the arts. Visit Project Amplify

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How to Get Children Out of Cages by Warren Binford, Michael Garcia Bochenek
The evidence is consistent, and damning—children are being hurt. We don’t have to agree on the outcome in order to do the right thing.

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Concentration Camps

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2600 Magazine has compiled a full listing of Customs and Border Patrol stations, a number of which are being used to imprison migrants, immigrants, and/or refugees, many of whom are children.

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July 12: Lights for Liberty

View some beautiful photos from Kimberly Marie Kimble of the Portland protest at ICE.

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These are three organizations, of many, who are doing crucial work helping immigrants. You can see more local and national organizations in the ACT links below.

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This list contains news articles and links to important documents about the conditions of the children. Search for "Download" to find the documents.

Sites in Three Texas Cities Eyed for Permanent Child Detention Centers7/6/2019NBC DFWJeff Martin
Reminder: Trump doesn’t need to keep migrants in detention camps7/4/2019VOXAlexia Fernández Campbell
Federal Judge Blocks Trump Policy Ordering Indefinite Detention For Asylum-Seekers7/3/2019NPRVanessa Romo
Trump administration ending in-person interpreters at immigrants’ first hearings7/3/2019San Francisco ChronicleTal Kopan
The conditions in the border cells are shocking, but the right just uses public outrage as an excuse to build more jails7/3/2019The GuardianBrianna Rennix and Nathan Robinson
What a Pediatrician Saw Inside a Border Patrol Warehouse7/3/2019The AtlanticJeremy Raff
‘Saving Lives is not a Crime’: Politically Motivated Legal Harassment of Migrant Human Rights Defenders by the USA7/2/2019Amnesty InternationalAmnesty International
These Pictures Show The "Dangerous" Overcrowding At Border Patrol Facilities7/2/2019Buzzfeed NewsHamed Aleaziz
This is Hell on Earth7/2/2019SplinterSamantha Grasso
Rep. Joaquin Castro posts videos purportedly of Texas migrant detention centers7/2/2019ABCNewsMorgan Winsor
DHS Inspector General Finds 'Dangerous Overcrowding' in Border Patrol Facilities
7/2/2019NPRJoel Rose, John Burnett
‘Nothing Prepares You for the Inhumanity of It’
At a visit to Border Patrol facilities this week, the freshman congresswoman Madeleine Dean of Pennsylvania met weeping women and exchanged notes with detained children.
7/2/2019The AtlanticElaine Godfrey
"Man camp" holding facility for migrant children opens with possible $300 million contract7/2/2019CBSNewsGraham Kates
Agents feared riots, armed themselves because of dire conditions at migrant facility, DHS report says7/1/2019NBC NewsJulia Ainsley and Jacob Soboroff
More Than 700 Migrants Forced to Share 4 Showers at Texas Border Patrol Station7/1/2019Vice NewsGaby Del Valle
Trump Is Dumping Asylum Seekers on American Streets—but Solidarity Activists Are Fighting Back7/1/2019The Nation Sasha Abramsky
More Than 400 Holocaust, genocide experts think Ocasio-Cortez should be allowed to call migrant detention centers "concentration camps"7/1/2019NewsweekJason Lemon
Management Alert – DHS Needs to Address Dangerous Overcrowding and Prolonged Detention of Children and Adults in the Rio Grande Valley7/1/2019
Download PDFOffice Of Inspector General
Department of Homeland Security. Jennifer L. Costello Acting Inspector General
Holocaust scholars ask DC museum to stop rejecting border camp comparisons7/1/2019CNNKate Sullivan
Trump DOJ Fought To Prevent Doctors From Visiting Children In Trump’s Camps7/1/2019MavenRoundtableJake Thomas
I was one of the lawyers who visited the Clint detention facility. I want to know why the government won’t let independent physicians assess the sickest children.6/30/2019SlateElora Mukherjee
Under Siege And Largely Secret: Businesses That Serve Immigration Detention6/30/2019NPRYuki Noguchi
History Has Taught Us That Concentration Camps Should Be Liberated. We Can’t Wait Until 20206/29/2019The InterceptShaun King
Save these children’s lives, now: The humane answer to the border catastrophe6/27/2019NY Daily NewsWarren Binford and Mary Kelly Persyn
Horrific detention center conditions expose Trump’s true immigration policy: unmitigated, unrelenting cruelty6/26/2019SPLCMary Bauer
Children Remain in Dangerous Conditions on the Texas Border6/25/2019New YorkerIsaac Chotiner
An Oregon lawyer visited border patrol facilities in the El Paso sector; here’s what she knows and what it means.6/25/2019OregonLiveChristina Morales
Listen to Children Who’ve Just Been Separated From Their Parents at the Border6/23/2019PorPublicaGinger Thompson
Opinion: The 'Filthy And Uncomfortable Circumstances' Of Detained Migrant Children6/22/2019NPRScott Simon
Open Letter from An Ex-Border Patrol Agent6/18/2019Southern Border Communities CoalitionJenn Budd
Premature Baby Found in Overcrowded Border Patrol Facility in Texas6/13/2019KTLAAssociated Press
In El Paso, Border Patrol Is Detaining Migrants in ‘a Human Dog Pound’6/11/2019Texas MonthlyRobert Moore
US immigration officials looking at housing migrant children at Guantánamo Bay, report says4/24/2019IndependentClark Mindock
One In Six Migrant Children In The U.S. Are Staying At A Shelter Operated By A Private Equity Tycoon4/10/2019ForbesDeniz Cam
Sexual Assault Of Detained Migrant Children Reported In The Thousands Since 20152/26/2019NPRRichard Gonzalez
Statement of Commander of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services On Refugees2/2/2019Download the PDFJonathan White
More Undocumented Migrants Are Caught Here Than Anywhere Else. It’s Also Ground Zero For Migrant Deaths12/28/2018Matter of Fact TVSoledad O'Brien
Activist artists alter billboard near San Francisco to deliver anti-ICE message6/21/2018CBSNewsCBS News



Options for action. Use whatever resources, skills and time you have effectively. Every action, no matter how small can be of service.

Make the Road New York builds the power
of immigrant and working class communities
to achieve dignity and justice.
7/27/2019Make the Road New YorkMake the Road NY
For 10 years, the New Sanctuary Coalition has been led by and for immigrants to stop the inhumane system of deportations and detentions in this country.7/27/2019New Sanctuary CoalitionNew Sanctuary Coalition
New York Immigration Coalition Help empower immigrant communities.7/27/2019New York Immigration CoalitionNew York Immigration Coalition
7/27/2019Moral Monday at the BorderlandsRepairers of The Breach
Border Angels prevents unneccesary deaths and harm reduction through desert water drops, border rescue stations and day labourer outreach7/27/2019Border AngelsBorder Angels
The Immigrants’ Rights Clinic at Stanford Law School in partnership with the Immigrant Legal Resource Center created the attached toolkit to help advocates provide advice in light of the expansion of expedited removal.7/27/2019DownloadImmigrant Legal Resource Center
How to Get Children Out of Cages
7/27/2019The ProgressiveWarren Binford, Michael Garcia Bochenek
Children's Rights in the U.S.7/5/2019AmericanSPCCAmerican Society for the Positive Care of Children
Host a Screening: Families Torn Apart: America’s Deadly Immigration Policy
7/3/2019Brave New FilmsBrave New Films
Sign Freedom for Immigrants pledge to support community-based hosting and accompaniment groups to end family separations.7/3/2019Freedom for ImmigrantsFreedom for Immigrants
TCRP is fighting around the clock to reunite the 381 families we represent and to ensure that they get excellent legal representation on their underlying immigration claims.

7/3/2019Texas Civil Rights ProjectTexas Civil Rights Project
Bonds, Legal Assistance, Detention Assistance, Support After Release7/3/2019Immigrant Families TogetherImmigrant Families Together
Help These Groups Provide Aid To Migrants.
You Can Help Them Reunite Families.
Donate. Volunteer.
7/3/2019Help Detained ChildrenHelp Detained Children
RAICES provides free and low-cost legal services to underserved immigrant children, families, and refugees in Texas.7/3/2019RAICESRAICES
Immigrants’ Rights
Regardless of your immigration status, you have guaranteed rights under the Constitution. Learn more here about your rights as an immigrant, and how to express them.
Sanctuary Coalition of Many Denominations7/3/2019SanctuarySanctuary Not Deportation
Lights for Liberty 7/12/2019 Nationwide Vigil7/3/2019Lights for LibertyLights for Liberty
Pledge your airline miles to help coordinate travel for immigrants, refugees, asylum-seekers, and attorneys providing pro bono immigration services7/3/2019Lawyers for Good GovernmentLawyers for Good Government
Advocates say the fastest way to help immigrants separated from their children: Post their bail7/3/2019Market WatchKari Paul
What Should Democrats Do to Help Children at the Border?6/26/2019The New YorkerIsaac Chotiner
Prisons Weren't Built For Children. Here's What We Can Do6/26/2019SojournersMichael Hunn
How to Help Children Detained at the US Border6/26/2019Human Rights WatchMichael Garcia Bochenek
What You Can Do to Close the Camps6/22/2019YOPPVOICEKella Hanna-Wayne
How to Protest Human Rights Abuses at U.S. Detention Center6/21/2019LifehackerNicole Dieker
Texas Tribune list of organizations that are mobilizing to try to help children separated from their parents and asylum seekers at the Texas-Mexico border6/18/2019Texas TribuneAlex Samuels


Be Inspired

Inspirational stories of building momentum for change.

SunTrust to stop financing private prisons and immigrant-detention centers7/8/2019LA TimesBloomberg
This volunteer patrol warns immigrants if ICE is in their neighborhoods7/6/2019San Diego Union TribuneGustavo Solis
Jews are taking action to shut down ICE #NeverAgain: Actions and Updates7/5/2019Never AgainNever Again
Jewish Groups Protest at Pelosi’s Office, Demand Closure of Border Migrant Facilities7/5/2019KQEDChloe Veltman
Boston Traffic Stops For Hundreds Protesting Immigration Detention Center Conditions7/2/2019CBS BostonMike LaCrosse
Rally Over ICE Detention Center Conditions Turns Into March That Shuts Down Market Street7/2/2019SFistJay Barmann
Federal judge orders prompt mediation to determine if detention facilities and child migrants are safe7/2/2019CNNArtemis Moshtaghian and Eliott C. McLaughlin
‘Close the Camps’ protests take place across nation, including Lubbock7/2/2019KCBDMelanie Camacho
Border agents confiscated lawmakers’ phones. Joaquin Castro captured photo and video anyway7/2/2019WAPO Katie Mettler,
Mike DeBonis and
Reis Thebault
U.S. bishop personally escorts asylum seekers across U.S.-Mexico border6/28/2019CruxNowChristopher White
Bank of America will no longer do business with companies that run detention centers6/26/2019CNNCNN Business
Highlights Magazine Issues Statement Condemning Trump's Detention Centers6/25/2019CBRMeagan Damore
Glennon Doyle raises $2 million for child immigrants in 48 hours6/24/2019TODAYMeghan Holohan
We Will Provide Sanctuary From Ice Raids In Our Sacred Space6/22/2019All Saints ChurchMike Kinman
Cities Nationwide Refuse To Cooperate With ICE’s Mass Deportation Raids6/21/2019HuffPostCarla Herreria
New York attorney general: State will not cooperate with Trump-ordered ICE raids6/21/2019Pix11Pix11 News
I Used To Detain Migrants At The Border. Now I Help Them5/31/2019Southern Border Communities CoalitionJenn Budd
We care for refugee children in Uganda. It’s really not that hard to do it with decency4/24/2019WAPOHaydee Diaz
7 activist groups supporting families at the border that need your help right now6/18/2018MashableNicolle Gallucci

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