Immigration

Immigration Committee

9/20/18: PROTEST I.C.E. At the La Plata County Courthouse

Angry about families being ripped apart at the border?
It’s happening here, too.

Concerned citizens – members of Indivisible and beyond – have been DAILY protesting the round up of undocumented immigrants in our community, at our Courthouse.

Indivisible Durango

6/30/18: Keep Kids Together Rally

KEEP FAMILIES TOGETHER ACTION

PURPOSE: Oppose Trump’s Zero Tolerance Policy Enacted as Separation of Families

ACTION: Gather to Stand for Keeping Families Together & Reuniting Those Separated. Several groups will be participating in this event to support families.

Immigration Committee

6/19/18: Keep Families Together Act

SUGGESTED MEMBER SCRIPT 

Hi, my name is …, I’m a constituent from “i.e., Durango” zip code 81***.   I support the KEEP FAMILIES TOGETHER ACT.  The inhumane separation policy exacerbates the trauma these children and their parents face.

Immigration Committee

1/15: Trump’s Unacceptable Behavior as President!

NAME OF ISSUE:   Racist and unacceptable behavior of the President of the United States

SUGGESTED MEMBER SCRIPT:

Hi, my name is …, I’m a constituent from “i.e., Durango” zip code 81***.  

Immigration Committee

10/11: Consideration for Immigrants in Durango Police Department’s Strategic Plan

How can the Durango Police Department best serve our community’s needs?  The Durango Police Department is developing a comprehensive strategic plan focusing on how the Police Department can best serve the community through the creation of a safe and secure environment that will support everyone’s quality of life. 

Immigration Committee

10/5: Clean Dream Act

Nearly 8 in 10 registered voters and 7 in 10 registered Republicans believe Dreamers should be allowed to remain in the United States legally. Dreamers refers to the 800,000 young people who came to the country as children and have pursued higher education, earned better wages to support families and have become integral members of American communities throughout the country.

Immigration Committee

9/1: Defend DREAMers and DACA

Many of you have heard by now that the President is reportedly considering ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that allows nearly 800,000 DREAMers to live, study, and work in the country they call home with a measure of security and protection. 

Immigration Committee

7/3: Kate’s Law & No Sanctuary for Criminals Legislation

These bills are controversial, effectively serving as attacks on sanctuary cities. Kate’s Law increases the minimum penalties for any immigrant who attempts to re-enter the US after being deported. Written in reaction to the death of Katie Steinle in San Francisco,