Tell Congress: Border Militarization is Deadly

In a sign of capitulation to President Trump, the majority of Democrats in Congress doubled down on “border security” by approving $1.5 billion to fund Trump’s border wall. While the Democrats throw immigrants under the bus, the President continues to push his racist wall building agenda and is now claiming we are in a “national emergency.”

Congress needs to take action to stop Trump's attempted power grabs to fund his illegal and deadly border wall. One way to do this is by passing a Congressional resolution to disapprove of the so-called “national emergency.” This resolution of disapproval, if it receives ⅔ of the vote in the House and Senate, will stop Trump fully.

The true emergency at the border is the abuse of migrants and border communities by ICE. The emergency is the flow of US weapons to Mexico and Central America. The emergency are the thousand of migrant deaths in the desert. The national emergency is that thousands of migrants, including children, are locked up in for-profit immigrant detention centers.

Migration is natural. Borders are not. Where there are border walls militarization, there will be death.

Where there is border militarization, there will be profits for Elbit Systems, the Israeli weapons company which provides technology to both the Israeli military and the US Department of homeland. Elbit provide surveillance for the separation wall that snakes through the West Bank and since 2004, they been cashing in on contracts for surveillance drones and towers on the US-Mexico borderlands which make the dessert a more dangerous place for migrants and for local communities.

Please take action by calling and emailing your Congress members and tell them to support a resolution to deny Trump his so-called “national emergency.”


SIGN THIS LETTER TO CONGRESS: 

Dear Congress member,

Do not give in to President Trump’s agenda of hate and racism by criminalizing people who come to the United States looking to escape violence and hardship in their home countries. Where there is border militarization, there will be death. Please take action to stop Trump’s hate by supporting the resolution to disapprove of his so-called national emergency.

The emergency at the border is the abuse of migrants and border communities by ICE. The emergency is the flow of US weapons to Mexico and Central America. The emergency are the thousands of migrant deaths in the desert. The national emergency is that thousands of migrants, including children, are locked up in for-profit immigrant detention centers.

We are counting on you to do the right thing! Thank you.

Sincerely,

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  • Josh Beth
    signed 2019-04-23 16:33:50 -0400
  • Nancy Knieriem
    signed 2019-03-20 09:39:42 -0400
    I don’t pay taxes to contribute to Trump’s Vanity Wall.
  • Steven B Kurtz
    signed 2019-03-08 13:08:06 -0500
  • Lindi Light
    signed 2019-03-05 16:08:56 -0500
  • Javier Velilla
    signed 2019-03-04 14:44:02 -0500
  • Sholey Argani
    signed 2019-03-04 05:29:35 -0500
  • Gavino Gonzales
    signed 2019-03-03 14:04:54 -0500
  • Eliud Lopez
    signed 2019-03-02 18:13:28 -0500
  • Roxy Harrington
    signed via 2019-03-02 14:35:08 -0500
  • Nadia ☮ Kanhai
    @Peacenoodles tweeted link to this page. 2019-03-02 11:47:53 -0500
    Borders = violence, death, and profits for corporations like Israel’s @ElbitSystems. Tell Congress: #NoWall and #DefundICE https://www.codepink.org/no_wall?recruiter_id=41674
  • Ellen Barfield
    @EEB4PcNJstc tweeted link to this page. 2019-03-01 15:46:43 -0500
    Borders = violence, death, and profits for corporations like Israel’s @ElbitSystems. Tell Congress: #NoWall and #DefundICE https://www.codepink.org/no_wall?recruiter_id=742833
  • Ellen Barfield
    signed 2019-03-01 15:46:24 -0500
  • Shahin Shabanian
    signed 2019-02-28 15:25:51 -0500
  • Ann Kelly
    @amerlekelly tweeted link to this page. 2019-02-27 14:25:24 -0500
    Borders = violence, death, and profits for corporations like Israel’s @ElbitSystems. Tell Congress: #NoWall and #DefundICE https://www.codepink.org/no_wall?recruiter_id=763727
  • Ann Kelly
    signed 2019-02-27 14:25:10 -0500
  • Michael Lehman
    signed 2019-02-27 10:58:21 -0500
  • Jan Nelson
    signed 2019-02-26 20:53:52 -0500
  • Milena Petrovic
    signed 2019-02-25 22:33:27 -0500
  • Sandra Perez vargas
    signed 2019-02-25 22:10:59 -0500
  • Michael Motta
    signed 2019-02-25 21:28:29 -0500
    Michael Motta
  • Brandyn Blatchford
    signed 2019-02-25 20:27:58 -0500
  • Carl Anderson
    signed 2019-02-25 17:29:41 -0500
  • Leah Gitter
    signed 2019-02-25 16:48:02 -0500
  • JoAnna Haszek
    signed 2019-02-25 15:17:07 -0500
  • Albert R Sonntag
    signed 2019-02-24 14:15:59 -0500
  • J. Alessi
    signed 2019-02-23 23:46:10 -0500
  • Donia Connell
    signed 2019-02-23 23:24:28 -0500
  • Jerilyn Bodemar
    signed 2019-02-22 21:17:45 -0500
    Learn the truth about Venezuela. Read Ellen Brown’s recent article, John Pilger and others. Stop this insane, violent coup against Venezuela.
  • Sheila Mandell
    signed 2019-02-22 14:48:11 -0500
  • Luke Copeland
    signed 2019-02-22 14:36:22 -0500
    One planet one people! Old, racist, xenophobic conservative white men have had a grip on this country for far too long!
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