Quick Hit: Why the push for immigration reform is stronger than ever

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Immigration reform isn’t dead, and immigrant women aren’t going down without a fight.

This week is Women’s Equality Week and We Belong Together is organizing women to cast symbolic votes for fair and equitable immigration reform. To participate, take the oath here.

People are tweeting up a storm about what immigration reform means for women over at #WomenBelong. Join the conversation, and read through Monday’s Tweet chat here.

“Women who enter the U.S. as dependents ought to have full worker protections, including being subject to minimum-wage laws and eight-hour workdays; they should have access to help in the face of violence, trafficking and sexual harassment; and they should be guaranteed due process in cases of deportation or whenever families are at risk of being separated.” Read more.

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Juliana is a writer, a speaker, and a consultant. Her blogging work focuses on feminist and racial justice movements lead by Latinas throughout the Americas, touching on issues such as environmental justice, immigration, colonization, land rights and indigenous movements. She has been a regular Contributor to Feministing since Spring of 2013, and also been published on the Huffington Post, Mic, and the Feminist Wire. Juliana studied Latin American and Latinx Studies at the University of California and is now based in the Bay Area where she has worked with various organizations on social media and communications strategy. In her free time, she likes to dance salsa and tango and practice Portuguese with her cousins via Skype.

Juliana is a Latina feminist writer and digital communications specialist living in California.

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