Today, Governor Bill Haslam allowed one of the country’s most extreme, anti-immigrant bills to become law. HB 2315 prohibits common-sense local policies that promote community trust and public safety, makes Tennessee a dangerous place for immigrant families, and cements our reputation as one of the most hostile and unwelcoming states in the nation.
In the wake of a massive ICE raid in East Tennessee, the Tennessee legislature just moved to make mass deportation the official policy of the state. Join us in asking Governor Bill Haslam to veto HB2315!
Just weeks after the Morristown raid, the Tennessee legislature is considering a bill to scale up deportations in Tennessee. We need you to take action to stop HB2315 tonight.
Today, the Tuition Opportunity bill was shelved for the year; we didn't even get a vote. By failing to vote on or advance our bill, legislators have guaranteed that thousands of immigrant students won't enroll in college this fall. Read more about what happened in the Times Free Press.