OCTOBER 25, 2017We Need a Clean Dream Act by Christmas! Last night, Speaker Paul Ryan told a group of Republican lawmakers that protections for immigrant youth will be included in the year end spending bill. Our rallies, calls, emails, and sharing our stories are working, but we can't give up now. Speaker Ryan's comments are a good sign, but we know that we need to keep up the momentum so that Congress follows through and actually passes legislation - without building a wall, increasing immigration enforcement, or passing other harmful amendments that hurt immigrant communities. Read more.____________OCTOBER 19, 2017Next Week in MurfreesboroOn Wednesday night, large crowds gathered at vigils in Nashville, Knoxville, and Chattanooga on the day the Trump administration's third attempt at a Muslim Ban was set to go into effect. Former refugees, those affected by the ban, and faith leaders joined together to say #NoMuslimBanEver and #RefugeesWelcome, while celebrating the court rulings that blocked Muslim Ban 3.0 from going into effect. Read more. ____________OCTOBER 13, 2017October 18: #NoMuslimBanEver #RefugeesWelcomeDuring his first week in office, President Trump signed an executive order putting a moratorium on all refugee resettlement and banning travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries. Despite defeats in the courts and resistance in the streets, the president hasn’t given up on his extreme campaign promises. Read more.Click here for more news & updates.