Ruby Mendez

Renewing Registry Bill: It’s time for full inclusion!

A very simple new bill in Congress would make a small but important update to current immigration law by creating a way for longtime community members to apply for residency and citizenship. But in order for this change to happen, we must tell Congress to act BEFORE THE END OF THE YEAR! The proposed change …

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Humane, dignified, & safe

People Fleeing Violence Deserve Compassion and Dignity: The Harm of Title 42

Many individuals and families are forced to flee from their countries of origin because their lives are in danger  – including people seeking safety at the U.S. southern border. But for the past two years, families fleeing violence have been denied their right to seek safety and protection, and instead returned to danger under the …

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Dreamers

DACA’s 10 Year Anniversary Reinforces Our Need For Permanent Solutions

June 15th marked 10 years since Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) was implemented. DACA has given thousands of Nebraskans the opportunity to continue building their lives here, at home, without fear of deportation. But despite everything DACA has offered recipients, it has not given them any sense of permanence, and longtime community members continue …

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Take Action Now: Support Immigrant Nebraskans & Whole Communities!

We are in a critical moment for Build Back Better legislation, which includes a long-overdue opportunity to fix outdated immigration laws after 35 years of Congressional inaction, as well as other important investments in families and children. For this month’s Take Action Tuesday, please join us in letting your members of Congress know why this …

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Protect Voter Rights: Decline to Sign Voter Restriction Petition

Local communities must have a say in the decisions being made that affect them. Our vote is our voice and we want all eligible Nebraska voters to participate in the electoral process and vote. This is why we strongly oppose the unnecessary voter restriction amendment introduced last month.  A Voter Restriction Amendment has been introduced …

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