Demand the Resignation of DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen

We have zero tolerance for DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen's lack of integrity and compassion for immigrant families. Nielsen needs to be held accountable for separating families and enforcing inhumane laws.


Between October 1, 2017, and May 31, 2018, at least 2,700 children have been split from their parents. 1,995 of them were separated over the last six weeks of that window — April 18 to May 31 — indicating that at present, an average of 45 children are being taken from their parents each day.

DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and the U.S. must be held accountable for this violence against migrants. Migrants who cross the hot southern desert into the U.S. are seeking safety and security away from gangs and drug cartels. There are direct connections between the war on drugs and terrorism and migration enforcement; all of these connections increase violence against migrants. The U.S. government has prosecuted undocumented immigrants as criminals, justifying this policy as an anti-terrorism strategy. 

The mass criminalization of families crossing the U.S./Mexico border results in military-style enforcement, incarceration, deportation, discrimination, and military-type privatization of the border. It degrades all life along the border: animal, plant and human life. The UN says the use of detention and family separation runs counter to human rights standards and principles.

We have zero tolerance for DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen increasing violence against immigrant families. We call on her to resign.

Who's signing

Meaghan Simpson
Andrea Hadik
Susan Wright
Sean Brandlin
Ruben Sebastian Sanchez Retana
Walter Howard
Francis Collins
Jasmine Ray
Tiffany Young
Mark Blandford
Chris Chaplin
Kate White
Irene Selver
Kathleen Lyons
Lesley Noel
James Michael "Mike" Henderson
Samuel Morningstar
Christine Brown
Nafees Khan
Mary Girard
Maud Easter
Richard DeVoe
Ken Weeks
Ginny Schneider
Strickland Ernest Joseph
Pat Brooks
Doris Katzen
Jocelyn Collen
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  • Meaghan Simpson
    signed 2018-06-23 22:37:38 -0400
    We have zero tolerance for immoral insane and illegal violence against immigrant families,

    Against non violent families in every nation on Earth!!! We have ZERO tolerance for illegal immoral insane wars killing bloody millions, bombing their towns off the map and fucking destroying their countries and causing billions of people to be refugees and immigrants with no where to go. Really good, intelligent, decent people forced to leave for GOVS whores of the profiteers of endless wars on terrorism that capture the nations resources and say the bloody bombing the hell out of innocent civilians entire cities gone and gov says it’s all in the name of “establishing democracy”. Hostile coups that kill democracies and install globalist corporate fake democracy. TOTAL MADNESS OF MSM, MILITARY, MONETARY,

    MAFIA MEDICAL in the bowels in then go belly of the beast!


    Homeland Security my ass!!! We’ve seen enough of your immoral insane mind and spirit

    SOOO unfit for public service of any kind, that I want to demand you to be arrested by consensus of USA citizens to lock you up solitary hard time. You are a grave danger to life on planet Earth and a curse to our nation, humanity and all living things. You are especially a huge disgrace to your perceived gender. Maybe you are a rude crude lewd dude who is a transexual to fake female. I don’t know. I do not trust you with anything so

    much for my homeland sense of security!!! My nation is in the hands of immoral insane cruel lewd rude screwed up lunatics getting filthy rich profiteers of endless immoral illegal insane wars!!! WAR Criminals!!! You are a terrorist. You have become what you hate.

    You are a disgrace to the human race and a molester abuser sicko.
  • Andrea Hadik
    signed 2018-06-23 20:58:06 -0400
    Shame on her! And shame on anyone who would carry out these horrible separations. How will those children be reunited with their parents?
  • Susan Wright
    signed 2018-06-23 19:29:12 -0400
    I strongly support this petition.
  • Sean Brandlin
    signed 2018-06-23 17:49:52 -0400
  • Ruben Sebastian Sanchez Retana
    signed 2018-06-23 17:46:13 -0400
  • Walter Howard
    signed 2018-06-23 17:30:25 -0400
    NASTY WOMAN!
  • Francis Collins
    signed 2018-06-23 17:19:05 -0400
    We want Kirstjen Nielseen gone, get going we have had enough of her
  • Jasmine Ray
    signed 2018-06-23 17:15:59 -0400
  • Tiffany Young
    signed 2018-06-23 16:52:29 -0400
  • Mark Blandford
    signed 2018-06-23 16:26:38 -0400
  • Chris Chaplin
    @ChraChris tweeted link to this page. 2018-06-23 16:10:47 -0400
    Pink Slip DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen! We have zero-tolerance for her increasing violence against immigrant families #familiesbelongtogether via @codepink https://www.codepink.org/familiesbelongtogether?recruiter_id=725163
  • Chris Chaplin
    signed 2018-06-23 16:10:37 -0400
  • Kate White
    signed via 2018-06-23 14:46:23 -0400
  • Irene Selver
    signed 2018-06-23 14:38:30 -0400
  • Kathleen Lyons
    signed 2018-06-23 14:15:19 -0400
  • Lesley Noel
    signed 2018-06-23 14:12:42 -0400
    This is a Significant #Crime Against The UN Convention of The Rights of The Child.

    I shudder to think what sort of #Atrocities any individual who would defend #Incarceration of

    Innocent Children is capable of committing. This is Child Abuse. This is Torture.
  • James Michael "Mike" Henderson
    signed 2018-06-23 13:35:53 -0400
  • Samuel Morningstar
    signed 2018-06-23 13:34:54 -0400
  • Christine Brown
    signed 2018-06-23 13:09:46 -0400
    Christine Brown
  • Nafees Khan
    signed 2018-06-23 11:37:34 -0400
  • Mary Girard
    signed 2018-06-23 11:29:21 -0400
  • Maud Easter
    signed 2018-06-23 11:03:10 -0400
  • Richard DeVoe
    signed 2018-06-23 10:18:46 -0400
  • Ken Weeks
    signed 2018-06-23 08:59:27 -0400
    My Homeland is the one with the Statue of Liberty.
  • Ginny Schneider
    @ginnyschneider tweeted link to this page. 2018-06-23 08:00:39 -0400
    Pink Slip DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen! We have zero-tolerance for her increasing violence against immigrant families #familiesbelongtogether via @codepink https://www.codepink.org/familiesbelongtogether?recruiter_id=43358
  • Ginny Schneider
    signed 2018-06-23 08:00:18 -0400
  • Strickland Ernest Joseph
    signed 2018-06-23 06:15:13 -0400
  • Pat Brooks
    signed 2018-06-23 03:46:48 -0400
  • Doris Katzen
    signed 2018-06-22 23:08:57 -0400
  • Jocelyn Collen
    signed 2018-06-22 22:56:09 -0400
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