SUPPORT SYRIANS WITH T.P.S. TODAY!!
A decision regarding 6,900 Syrians with Temporary Protected Status is expected today or tomorrow from DHS.
Call DHS & Congress NOW!
I. Help save Syrian lives TODAY as you:
1) CALL DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (DHS) COMMENT LINE:
202-282-8495. Remind them of the U.S. State Dept.'s own view above, and urge they re-designate and extend TPS protections for Syrians!
2) CALL YOUR U.S. REPRESENTATIVES & SENATORS at
202-224-3121 to ask them to also call DHS, and to make a statement in support of TPS re-designation and extension. The number above will link you with your Senators & Representatives if you share your zip code.
4) SHARE MESSAGES ON TWITTER & FACEBOOK using the tag
#SaveTPS and images from Syria.
5) IF YOU KNOW SYRIAN REFUGEES OR TPS HOLDERS, tell DHS and your leaders and community about what your relationship with them means to you, and the dangers present in their homeland that make returning unsafe.
II. Also, don't forget that NOW thru FEB. 3rd is our WEEK OF FAITH ACTION to remember the 1 Year Anniversary of the Muslim Ban!
HOW TO TAKE ACTION:
Be sure to sign three; 1 for each of your Senators and 1 for your Representative. Go here to download copies: Then, deliver in person to your legislators' local offices, and/or scan and send to: firstname.lastname@example.org for delivery in D.C. offices!
For advocacy questions, contact: R
ev. Dr. Sharon Stanley-Rea, Director, Disciples Refugee & Immigration Ministries, email@example.com,
and select "Refugee & Immigration Ministries."
Thanks for raising your voice and values of faith to support immigrants and refugees, and for answering the call to "open your mouths to defend the rights...of the needy." (Proverbs 31:8)
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