Topic: Immigration

WDN’s Immigration Circle Awards Grant to We Belong Together

100 Women, 100 Miles PilgrimageFor more information visit www.webelongtogether.org This October, WDN’s Immigration Circle granted $40,500 to We Belong Together, a campaign to mobilize and empower women in support of comprehensive immigration policies that keep families together. We Belong Together is an initiative of the National Domestic Workers Alliance and the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum with the participation of dozens of women’s organizations, immigrant rights groups, and children and family rights groups across the country.  
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Immigration Circle Discusses Immigration Rights Movement Today

We Belong Together action in Washington, D.C. in September 2013. WDN members recently participated in a webinar discussing the current climate of the immigration rights movement. On the call was Marielena Hincapie, Executive Director of National Immigration Law Center; Lupe Lopez, Executive Director of Alliance for Citizenship; and Sameera Hafiz, Legislative and Policy Consultant at We Belong Together: Women for Common Sense Immigration Reform.
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WDN Members Help to ‘Define American’

At WDN’s Annual Conference in Denver, Jose Antonio Vargas, co-founder of Define American, shared his story of being a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who recently came out as an undocumented immigrant. Jose spoke of his efforts to redefine what it means to be an “American,” and to bring people’s stories to the forefront of the conversation about immigration. Read More »

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