2019 Action of Immediate Witness

WHEREAS, the current administration of the United States government has systematically and officially prevented immigrants and asylum seekers from crossing the United States’ southern border;

WHEREAS, U.S. Government agents have illegally incarcerated immigrants lawfully seeking asylum;

WHEREAS, long term alien residents have been incarcerated without legal proceedings;

WHEREAS, families of U.S. citizens have been broken up by these unjust actions;

WHEREAS, immigrant children have been forcibly taken from their parents and detained indefinitely; and

WHEREAS, parents have been deported without their children;

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED: 

That the Unitarian Universalist Association condemns the policies of the U.S. Government regarding the treatment of immigrants and asylum seekers;

That the UUA supports its members and others in their actions to protect and assist immigrants and asylum seekers in their attempts to lawfully enter and/or remain in the United States; and

That the UUA encourages its members to communicate with their Congressional representatives and condemn the policies of the Administration.

For more information contact socialjustice@uua.org.

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