100+ Women Arrested In Cilvil Disobedience. Here Is Their Statement
We suggest reading Ai-Jen Poo's, executive director at National Domestic Workers Alliance, statement on why 100+ risked arrest to push immigration reform.
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On Thursday, we will link arms with more than 100 women and claim the street outside the House of Representatives. We will not move until the House recognizes that women and children are at the heart of the immigration debate, and reform must treat them fairly.
Women and children constitute three-quarters of all immigrants to the United States, but the debate about immigration reform -- which has stalled in the House -- has largely ignored the disproportionate burden they bear in a system that is failing.