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Tell President Obama: Halt Deportations Now

Tell President Obama: Halt Deportations Now

Each day that Congress delays passing comprehensive immigration reform, an estimated 1,100 undocumented immigrants are deported, leaving spouses, siblings and even children behind. These families are torn apart despite the fact that, if the “Gang of Eight” immigration reform bill or similar legislation passes, many of them could be eligible for legal status and a path to citizenship.

Although President Obama has been a vocal advocate of immigration reform, his administration has deported a record 1.5 million people. Meanwhile, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) continues its aggressive enforcement, particularly in low-income communities of color, in pursuit of numbers to fulfill the most excessive deportation quotas in our history.

While Congress debates, President Obama could make a real difference in the lives of the 11 million undocumented immigrants who have made their home in the United States. Sign our open letter developed in partnership with the National Day Laborer Organizing Network and join the many immigrant rights groups, unions and politicians calling on the President to place a moratorium on the deportation of prospective citizens.   

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1-25 of 1430 signatures
Number Date Name Location
1430 5 months ago bob smith los angeles, CA This country was built and is made up of legal immigrants and their descendants. Wait in line like everyone else.Just because you made it into the country does'nt qualify you for anything.
1429 6 months ago Spencer Harper Atlanta, GA This country was built by and is made up of immigrants and their descendants. If these folks were WASPs, there'd be no issue.
1428 8 months ago Ellen Wasfi Dover, DE
1427 9 months ago joe blow phoenix, AZ Restructure the corrupt ICE and double or triple the deportations
1426 9 months ago Anonymous los angeles, CA
1425 9 months ago David Dunn Olympia, WA
1424 9 months ago Vic Burton Kansas City, MO
1423 9 months ago Jim Phillips Sonoma, CA Restructure the corrupt ICE and stop the deportations.
1422 9 months ago Jelica Roland Buzet, ot
1421 9 months ago Donna DeLeo West Henrietta, NY
1420 9 months ago Anonymous Bellevue, WA PLEASE, do something to help the children!
1419 9 months ago Carolyn Lilly San Diego , CA
1418 9 months ago Carolyn Lilly San Diego , CA
1417 9 months ago Alexis Montgomery San Diego, CA
1416 9 months ago Henry Weinberg Santa Barbara, CA
1415 9 months ago David Dunn Olympia, WA
1414 9 months ago Vic Burton Kansas City, MO
1413 10 months ago Jelica Roland Buzet, ot
1412 10 months ago Anne Padilla Santa Fe, NM
1411 10 months ago David Dunn Olympia, WA
1410 10 months ago Vic Burton Kansas City, MO
1409 10 months ago bob smith los angeles, CA Send them all home asap wait in line like everyone else there is no such thing as an undocumented immigrant
1408 10 months ago Lois Jordan Tucson, AZ
1407 10 months ago Henry Weinberg Santa Barbara, CA
1406 10 months ago Mark Tolpin Millburn, NJ
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